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thottle body sealant?


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#1 Marck

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 10:25 PM

What type of sealant ought to be used with the throttle body gasket if any at all?

Same question goes for the intake manifold gaskets?

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 10:41 PM

I put my faith in OEM, but if you want to go the cheap route i think some gasket maker stuff, pure silicone, that says its made to go up to like 600 degrees F, it should work, having said that, here come the torches and pitchforks!!!!!!!!!





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#3 Marck

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 11:28 PM

I put my faith in OEM, but if you want to go the cheap route i think some gasket maker stuff, pure silicone, that says its made to go up to like 600 degrees F, it should work, having said that, here come the torches and pitchforks!!!!!!!!!





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You misinterpreted my question. I meant what kind of sealant is needed in addition to the OEM gasket for the throttlebody? When I took the throttlebody off, it was really stuck on their like if it was superglued.

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Posted 10 March 2005 - 03:12 AM

Maybe try using some of that spray-on copper stuff on the TB gasket. Intake manifold gaskets should be installed dry.

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Posted 10 March 2005 - 03:15 AM

none!

ok if you really think you need some use permatex aviation sealant.

if all is clean and flat no sealant.


#6 Marck

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Posted 10 March 2005 - 09:04 AM

I am going to try the permatex aviation sealant in addition to the oem gasket on the throttle body and install the intake manifold gaskets dry.

Hey that aviation sealant says it is antifreeze resistant. Would it be a good idea to use the aviation sealant in addition to oem paper gaskets for the water pipe that is bolted to the intake manifold? or should I use the blue RTV sealant w/ oem gasket? I installed that gasket dry last time and ended up having a small leak a month later.

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Posted 10 March 2005 - 05:38 PM

I've had great luck with the Aviation Form-a-Gasket for sealing water and oil. It's also really easy to clean off if you have to take it apart in the future.




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