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Old 08-04-2011, 08:41 PM   #1
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So, I have my valve covers off and am changing the gaskets tomorrow (I have used brake cleaner to clean the surfaces and cleaned the covers, they were a MESS). I searched for any information on pointers and did not find much, but just wanted to see if there is anything I should watch out for while changing these gaskets? For example, should I use any RTV on the gaskets? Should I rub some oil on the gaskets prior to install? Or likewise.

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Nothing special to do, just make sure everything is clean. Replace the rubber grommets and torque to the correct amount, no more then that.
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No RTV necessary and it'* a pretty simple procedure. Just clean everything up and make sure the gasket seats correctly, then torque appropriately.
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Yup, nice and easy. I did the one in complete darkness with a cell phone light. Just change the grommets and you're golden.
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