Any tips? valve cover gasket

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mojogoat
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Any tips? valve cover gasket

Postby mojogoat » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:30 pm

Having a time installing a new valve cover gasket, keeps popping out.
Any tips?

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Re: Any tips? valve cover gasket

Postby dorf » Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:44 pm

If I remember correctly.....clear silicone..and spring clothes pins

Clean up real good...wait to install until,it sets up....

Been a long time since I did it

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Re: Any tips? valve cover gasket

Postby Halden » Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:55 pm

A drop off super glue in each corner helps. I personally use spray on high tack. Works great and smells like cherries!!
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Re: Any tips? valve cover gasket

Postby puttputtinpup » Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:21 pm

I've used the super glue tip in the past. Got that tip from Jerry Lemond

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Re: Any tips? valve cover gasket

Postby mojogoat » Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:05 pm

Spray adhesive worked for me.

Thanks