Originally Posted by bigbutterbean
I painted my magneto cover gasket with spraypaint in hopes (educated guess more like it) that it will make the gasket waterproof, thus sealing out water better. I also adjusted my headlight while I was at it. The gasket is hanging from a hook outside to dry overnight. I put the mag cover back on and put a plastic bag over it just in case it rains overnight.
Next time try a VERY THIN coat of something like RTV blue. Coat both sides evenly with, like I said, a very thin coat, and let it dry for 24 hours. You should have (almost) a rubber gasket when through.