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  '02 Subaru EJ25 head gaskets
Posted by: Jonathan - 06-20-2018, 11:10 PM - Forum: Head Gaskets - Replies (1)

Just discovered this forum; delightful to have easy, direct access to factory advice.

I'm doing (what I hope will be) a quick+painless head transplant (just one) between two of these engines.  The target engine was recently rebuilt by PO, but broke a valve.  When he assembled it, he used your 26415PT multilayer head gaskets.  Since I'm only messing with one head, it would make sense to stick with Fel-Pro to match the other one.  My question is whether this gasket can be re-used, or whether that's asking for trouble and I should get a new replacement.

Thanks much.

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  Marine 383 .30 over headgasket?
Posted by: Benny92lx - 06-19-2018, 12:40 PM - Forum: Marine engine sealing - Replies (1)

Hi, what are my options as to what headgasket to run on a Marine SBC 350, stroked to a 383, bored .30 over, with early aluminum AFR 180 d port heads? This is a 4 bolt main, 2 piece rear main, pre vortech motor with Hydraulic conversion cam/lifters


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  over torque on head bolts
Posted by: Jason - 06-17-2018, 06:51 PM - Forum: Head Gaskets - Replies (1)

I installed a new Fel Pro Head gasket and head bolts on a 2002 Nissan 3.3 supercharged V6.  The directions said to take it to 22 ft lbs then 44 ft lbs, release completely, then take to 44 and then to 60-65 deg torque angle or 80-105 in lbs.    I didn't have a torque angle so I misread that it said 80-105 in lbs so the last torque I took it to was 80 ft lbs (the inch lbs seems off anyways).   later I realized my mistake, bought a torque angle gauge, released the bolts took them to 44 ft lbs and then to the 65 torque angle.  Question I have is that I have not run the engine, but should I remove all the way down and replace the gasket and bolts due to over torque?  Or just change out the bolts since they are a yield bolt.

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  1266 sbc intake gaskets
Posted by: leon82 - 06-17-2018, 03:41 AM - Forum: Performance Intake Manifold Gaskets - Replies (1)

These don't have the printo seal on them.

in my autos hop class the teacher would have us put rtv around the coolant passages.  

is this needed?

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  Ford 460 Oil Pan Gasket
Posted by: Tyler Gross - 06-12-2018, 04:46 PM - Forum: Oil Pan Gaskets - Replies (1)


I just rebuilt a Ford 460 with a complete fel--pro gasket set.  The engine was filled with 6 quarts of break-in oil.  A few minutes after priming the engine, I noticed an oil leak at the rear of the pan where the gasket goes over the rear main bearing cap.  It appears to be leaking between the pan and the gasket.  An ideas on what I can do to correct this?  The pan and the bearing cap are not deformed in any way.


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  1970 LT-1 Intake Manifold Gasket
Posted by: Joe - 06-12-2018, 03:06 PM - Forum: Intake Manifold Gaskets - Replies (1)

I have a 1970 LT-1 that needs a new intake manifold gasket due to a vacuum leak. It has a edelbrock rpm performer intake on it and the gasket removed was a MS 90314-1. Should I reorder the same gasket or get a different one? Thanks

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  GM 4.3 Vin Z Valve Cover Gaskets too small
Posted by: C1500 4.3 - 06-11-2018, 03:31 PM - Forum: Valve Cover Gaskets - Replies (1)

I purchased the set to do the valve cover gaskets on this motor (1993 4.3 Vin Z) and the instructions say right on them that the gaskets are intentionally too small (about 1" short). The problem is, when you stretch and try to hook them on the VC lip, the gasket rolls up and off the lip. There's no way to get it on the lip and held in place long enough to set the VC and bolt it down. Any idea how in the world I'm supposed to do this? Any idea why the need to intentionally make these so short?

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  Tranny pan torque
Posted by: Mikey - 06-11-2018, 03:20 PM - Forum: Drivetrain Gaskets - Replies (1)

What is the correct torque for 2.7 liter Chrysler 14 hole automatic transmission pan bolts, with FelPro TOS 18687?

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  Fel-Pro MS 9459 B
Posted by: BBaker - 06-10-2018, 07:20 PM - Forum: Intake Manifold Gaskets - Replies (1)

1960 BBC 348

Fel-Pro FEL-MS 9459 B intake manifold gasket

Should this gasket be installed dry?

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  Rear Seal 30136 Ford 289.
Posted by: Carmelo - 06-06-2018, 08:01 PM - Forum: Crankshaft Seals - Replies (5)

Hello from Spain:

I own a garage and from time to time we repair some of your fantastic 60-70 classics.
 We recently did a stroke on a Mustang 289 to 333ci with a new Scat kit, all joints and seals are Fel-Pro, . The car started and was running six or seven hours with zero losses (after re-tightening the entry manifold).

 After the first road trip of about ten miles, the rear seal began to drip, and after the second it was almost continuous drip. Disassembled the rear seal, the contact lip is as if it were 20 years old, brittle and cracked.

 The rear seal is a Fel-Pro ref 30136, here I have another 30136 and a Victor Reinz, which looks exactly like the 30136. The rear seal was mounted well oriented, "degreed", and oiled. The crank looks well polished, with no visible mark. The oil is Valvoline Racing 20-50 with a small can of additive with zinc to break the engine. There is no metal in the oil. 

I have seen that it has a "performance" model 2901, should I try this one?

 I am afraid of setting up a new rear seal and having the same problem, and I would appreciate any idea about what I could do wrong.

 Thanks in advance, and excuse my "googlinglish".


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