Re: [DML] Re: oil pan gasket removal
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Re: [DML] Re: oil pan gasket removal

Guys - that's why you use plastic switch covers - the really cheap ones.  They 
are sharp enough to remove the gasket without scratching the aluminum.  Really.


-------------- Original message from "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 

> I agree it "ain't easy". With technique and skill it can be done. The 
> damage done is usually not all that bad and can be smoothed out with a 
> file and using silicone sealer with the new gasket. The better 
> alternative would have been to reuse the old gasket, leaving it in 
> place and siliconing the pan back onto it. When I did my turbo I had 
> the chance to replace the gasket or reuse it. I chose to reuse it and 
> it is not leaking. Taking a peek was OK, he just should have tried to 
> reuse the gasket. 
> David Teitelbaum 
> vin 10757 

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