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#1 Marck

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 09:41 AM

Should I put anything on the head gasket O-Ring? Like anerobic sealer or coat it with motor oil?

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 12:30 PM

nope
put her in dry, and make sure you clean all the sealing surfaces well to get rid of any oil and other residues.


Should I put anything on the head gasket O-Ring? Like anerobic sealer or coat it with motor oil?



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Posted 28 March 2005 - 12:41 PM

Ditto.

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 07:11 PM

Just to confirm, we are talking about the rubber O-RING that goes in the head gasket and not the head gasket itself. Right?

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 07:15 PM

Now you've lost me...

Are you talking about the cam cover o-ring - being the very last cover over the cams, and far from the head gasket?

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 07:34 PM

no sealants needed for anything involving the head gasket, including the oil passage oring.

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 07:52 PM

ditto

I was just trying to unnderstand where he was talking about, since the oil passage o-ring is on the cam tower (which does need sealant) and not the head gasket.

#8 WJM

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 08:30 PM

there is one in the head gasket.

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 08:34 PM

ya, I don't mean the cam housing o-ring. I was talking about the one that is built into the head gasket. Thanks for the replies. I find it odd that we leave it dry. I have always coated o-rings in oil or use some sort of sealant. I know to put anaerobic sealant on the o-ring that goes between the cam case and the head.

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 09:14 PM

nahh....ive got/had no leaks form new ones with no sealant.




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