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Gasket material?
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Trouble with corner bolt(...
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  Gasket material?
Posted by: swemos - Yesterday, 11:03 AM - Forum: Drivetrain Gaskets - Replies (1)

TOS18057 got a new gasket, and its not same material as the old ones i have.
What is this new matrerial? Rubber composite?

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  Marine gasket set
Posted by: Gunnar - 01-15-2017, 08:07 PM - Forum: Marine engine sealing - Replies (3)

Hello. I have a volvo penta 5.0GL from 2001 in my boat. I have taken the heads off just to make sure everything is ok. I don't understand rhe difference between 17252 and 17206, they look very similar on the pictures. I'm from sweden so i don't want to order the wrong gasket set.

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  Trouble with corner bolt(s)
Posted by: Patrick - 01-15-2017, 07:10 AM - Forum: Head Bolts - Replies (1)

I've got a 1988 Nissan 300zx n/a 5-speed.  VG30 engine
Aluminum heads & iron block.

I had a combustion gas leak somewhere that was burning my spark plug wires and wiring harness,
so I change head gaskets.

Removed old heads and gaskets.
Cleaned out head-bolt holes, chased threads (with bottom tap).
Measured hole depth 33mm.   Measured bolt extends through bottom of head 25mm.
Head bolts  M10 x 1.5

Bought new set of EngineTech HB184 bolts.   FelPro PermaTorque gaskets.

Followed Factory Service Manual procedure exactly.  With click type torque wrench.

  tighten to 22fp , tighten to 45 fp , loosen all, tighten to 22fp , tighten to 47fp

All went well until I got to last bolt in corner, trying to tighten to 47 fp.

Torque wrench never clicked.   Thought maybe hole was stripping.    Took head
back off (in proper sequence).  Examined hole.   Threads good.   No looseness,
no binging when put bolt in.

Concluded bolt must have been stretching.

Does corner bolt have a lot more stress on it trying to pull down that last corner ??
I don't THINK these HB184 bolts are TTY, but not sure now.

Any thoughts ??

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  Coyote Head Gaskets
Posted by: James W - 01-14-2017, 06:14 PM - Forum: Head Gaskets - Replies (1)

What is the thickness of the 26550 PT Coyote 5.0 Head Gaskets?

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  PermaDryPlus 35390T Thermostat Gasket
Posted by: GCG - 01-14-2017, 02:35 AM - Forum: Cooling Gaskets - Replies (1)

Hello!

I need to change the thermostat on my 2004 Mustang. What torque should I use with this gasket?

I have never used a PermaDryPlus gasket and I don't want to risk ruining it by over torquing, or have a leak by applying too little.

Thanks for your help.

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  Perma Torque Severe Duty head gaskets.
Posted by: Rich - 01-13-2017, 01:33 AM - Forum: Head Gaskets - Replies (7)

Purchased head gasket kit for 1997 Lumina 3.1M engine, part # HST9957PT2. Both gaskets are identical with the blue perma seal on both sides as well as blue FEL-PRO lettering & blue #511 on both sides of each gasket. The firing rings (cylinder bore rings) are joined on one side only. My question is, which side is the block side & which side is the head side? I believe the joined ring side contacts the block  but I want to be sure. There is also a  "PT"  and  a "R2" stamping on each gasket on the opposite side of the joined firing ring side. Hoping I'm making this question clear enough. There were no instructions in the kit regarding the head gaskets. 

 Thank you.
     Rich.

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  Diesel fuel gasket material
Posted by: wayne - 01-13-2017, 01:13 AM - Forum: Miscellaneous - Replies (1)

I have a 1971 John Deere Diesel 2030 tractor.  I need to install a small gasket where my diesel fuel line mates with the fuel injection control.  I will need to use a sheet gasket and cut it to fit this application.  I appears Fel Pro 3157 or 3046 would work.  Is there a preference for my application, or a better choice than these  two materials?

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  1970 BBC rear main seal question
Posted by: Rudy - 01-09-2017, 02:43 PM - Forum: Crankshaft Seals - Replies (1)

Hi - I am installing a FEL-PRO 2900  2 piece rear main seal in a 1970 4bolt BBC that I am rebuilding. Is there a specification for how much the seal ends should protrude above the cap/block parting lines? I want to make sure the seal will have the appropriate amount of crush when installed.  Thanks!

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  Buda 6B230 rear crankshhaft seal
Posted by: Mike C - 01-08-2017, 07:36 PM - Forum: Crankshaft Seals - Replies (1)

How does the rubber seal ring mount on the seal retainer.  Does it go between the retainer flange and the rear engine plate, or does the groove in the ring go on the lip of the retainer?  This is the press-in style retainer on Buda engine in a Cockshutt tractor.

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  cooling passage holes on head gasket
Posted by: rob - 01-08-2017, 01:55 PM - Forum: Head Gaskets - Replies (1)

i have a set of 333882 chevy heads that i am putting on a 1970 350 chevy block, my problem is everything on my gaskets line up except the small cooling holes in the center towards the intake only one of those will line up not sure if thats ok I THINK IT IS DUE TO THE ROUND WATER PASSAGE IN THE HEAD BEING OFFSET A LITTLE, i am using the gasket set HS 7733 SH-2, the gasket lines up fine on the engine block
thanks

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