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Old 28-01-2006, 21:44   #16
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Your exactly right about the gaskets needing to be dry. Especially in fuel systems. and NEVER, use Silicon based sealants in fuel equipment. It is also an industry standard to not use PTFE pipe tapes on threads of fuel line pipes and connections.
Most important to keep headgaskets dry. Most have a special dry sealant applied to the surface of the gasket these days.
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