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Old 04-08-2010, 09:31   #1
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Mixer Elbow - Thread Sealant . . . Yes or No ?

The mixer elbow on my yanmar ysb8 is not the tightest fit.
I have used teflon tape but this remedy only lasts for a little while before it blows it out.
Any suggestions for a better seal?

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Use a high temp RTV sealant such as from Permatex. Chuck
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Thanks for the quick response.
I'll get to it right away.

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Sounds like the threads are shot. High Temp RTV (Room Temerature Vulcanizing) is a temp fix.......
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How about high temp furnace cement?
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