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

Oh my god.... NO, NO, NO there should not be a gasket between the lower 
crank case and the main block - it retains the main bearing caps! It's a 
perfectly flat, machined surface, and just a thin bead of RTV all round 
is all it requires. (after thoroughly cleaning the faces first of course.


John Hervey wrote:

> I just had a call today about the lower casting that is bolted to the 
> bottom
> of the engine. Crankcase cover. It's leaking /seeping on an engine the
> customer has and wanted a gasket. There isn't one and that may be the 
> reason
> it's seeping. Pn 102031. Used sealant no gasket.
> Martin, google CS301 gasket material and read what it say's about it. 
> But I
> do understand what you mean about sealant. It's just hell to remove after
> time on the engine.
> John Hervey
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