[DML] Re: Sealing transmission
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[DML] Re: Sealing transmission



Okay so now I'm confused, use the gaskets or not? I have Permatex
Hylomar sealant-isn't the Hylomar what they're sealed with from
factory? Since you guys have done this before, I won't use the
Hylomar; the last thing I want is a leaky trans. I couldn't find any
Anaerobic sealant (none of the auto stores carried it, and the local
parts stores wouldn't order it for me unless I got a case of 12!), but
I do have Permatex Black Silicon sealant, will that work instead of
the Hylomar? I didn't think the silicon could seal against oils for
extended periods of time, then again my Hylomar tube said it is only
oil *resistant*. What clearances will be affected from the gaskets?
Also do I use the silicon to seal the bolts that go through the case
halves as well or thread sealant or??? -----Dani B. #5003



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, mike.griese@xxxx wrote:
> Erm - use the correct paper gaskets where you are told to use 
> paper gaskets - that WILL affect clearances.
> 
> --
> Mike
> 
> 
> -------------- Original message from "David Teitelbaum"
<jtrealty@xxxx>: -------------- 
> 
> 
> > I have to agree with Dave S. Every box I have done with Hylomar 
> > leaks. I guess this is why Jaguars leak all over the road! Do not 
> > use any paper gaskets, it will affect clearances. A good silicone 
> > sealer is all you need. 
> > David Teitelbaum 
> > vin 10757 
> > 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]






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