Re: [DML] Valve cover & Air Flow gaskets
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Re: [DML] Valve cover & Air Flow gaskets

Can I add a note of warning here - with squeezable gaskets, it's  
surprisingly easy to crack the rocker cover casting if you tighten up  
one bolt too tight at a time.

I have given up using gaskets of any sort, and just use a quality  
silicone sealant on a well prepped surface. (just like Renault did on  
the later engines anyway) This is an approach I know some people have  
issues with but it has worked more reliably for me. I was reassured  
the other day when I took the engine out of an Alpine GTA LeMans last  
worked on by the UK Alpine specialist. He'd used just silicone on the  
rocker covers too :-D


Quoting John Hervey <john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Group,
> Just in case you haven't seen my new valve cover gasket and air flow
> meter gasket well here they are:
> I was tired of buying the standard thin hard paper in most cases
> gaskets and wondering if they were going to seal or not so I have made
> them.

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