Re: Experience with the SBP aluminum exhaust gasket?
Duct tape works for a lot of things, but, Not as a gasket for an exhaust system. It will melt.
Go to an auto parts store and buy a sheet of gasket material made for exhaust. Cut it to fit the flange and cylinder. Before you install it make sure the exhaust flange is flat. You can use a sheet of glass or any material with a known flat surface and sandpaper, preferably a course grit and run the flange over it. You'll see right away where the high and low spots are. Sand the surface until you have a uniform, flat gasket surface then torque the fasteners to about 60 inch pounds. No need for a gasket sealer if you've used the right gasket material and have a flush surface to mount to.
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