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Valve Cover Gasket
« on: June 11, 2011, 11:20:54 PM »
What valve cover gaskets do you recommend...Rubber or Cork? My local auto store carries Fel Pro in both rubber & cork. The cork comes in 5/32, 7/32 & high temp...I read somewhere that cork conforms better to all the contours.


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Re: Valve Cover Gasket
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2011, 02:22:13 AM »
I use Mr. gasket cork... I found them better than the rubber a long time ago... (not sure if the rubber ones have improved)

I use a thin coat of blue Permatex sealer on the valve cover side with the cork and nothing on the engine side.  That way they stay in place and when I adjust the valves on my BB they come off with the valve cover and go back on with no trouble of aligning the gasket and no oil leaks.  GI JOE
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Re: Valve Cover Gasket
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2011, 02:45:47 PM »
Thanks for you comment.