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Old 11-22-2010, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: uh-oh with gasket maker...?

Normally I always agree with Nougat's advice but in this case I'll have to say I do not.
Most silicone based gasket sealers will advise against use where it will come into conatct with gasoline. That's why we recommend a product made for the purpose. The carburetor to intake manifold mating area requires some form of sealer to assure againt vacuum leaks. Even with an 'O' ring inside the carb there needs to be sealer used. The metal to metal connection will not prevent air leaks into the manifold downstream of the carb...and that you don't want. Read the label of the gasket sealers and choose one that will stand up to gasoline. Sorry Noug...
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