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Old 17-10-2015, 06:35   #1
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Head Gasket Volvo MD7A

I am in the process of rebuilding my MD7A. I've had a valve job done, honed the cylinders and replaced the rings. I'm ready to put the head back on with new head gasket. Do I put it on dry or am I supposed to use some sort of glue. If so, should the glue be on both sides or which side. I plan on selling this unit when finished so if someone is interested. Comes with spare transmission and other parts. Thx
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Old 17-10-2015, 07:08   #2
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Re: Head Gasket Volvo MD7A

Dry...

Head gasket shellac went the way of the dodo before the big war...
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Old 18-10-2015, 17:42   #3
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Re: Head Gasket Volvo MD7A

Maybe the old Perkins is a dodo bird then. The copper 4-107 head gasket uses a dressing and the 4-108 steel gasket goes on dry.
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