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Author Topic:   Head gasket question
Footlead
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 24
posted June 11, 2005 09:08 PM  
Small block chevy====I got some steel shim fel pro gaskets .015 thick,,,some people say put copper coat on them,,,,,some say paint them with regular old spray can paint to prevent leaks,,,If i paint them should I put them on with the paint still wet,,,,tacky,,,or dry???
Those .041 thick gaskets seal real good but the thinnnnner ones up the compression and make more horsepower.

merlinmech2
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 131
posted June 12, 2005 09:27 AM  
I always use the copper spray. Only 5 bucks a can. Directions are on the can.

pit_boss
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 80
posted June 12, 2005 02:36 PM  
We used to use rustoleum silver or aluminum paint,put on a couple even coats, let em dry, and bolt em on.

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