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Old 07-10-2019, 02:01 AM
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ok guys, which Permatex do you reckon I should use to seal the gap?:

1) Permatex Anaerobic Gasket Maker
2) Permatex RTV Silicone Gasket Maker, Maximum Oil Resistance - Ultra Black
3) Permatex RTV Silicone Gasket Maker, Multi-Purpose - Ultra Blue
4) Permatex RTV Silicone Gasket Maker, Rigid High Torque - Ultra Grey
5) Permatex RTV Silicone Gasket Maker, Maximum Temperature - Ultra Copper

All of these are available in my local auto store. Of course I kind of would like to get the gunk off when I do replace the VC gasket.
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Old 07-10-2019, 05:12 AM
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#2 - no question. I use this to secure the master link clip on my motorcycle chain - and a harsher environment I cannot imagine. A gob lasts about a year!!
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Old 07-10-2019, 10:30 AM
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#2 - no question. I use this to secure the master link clip on my motorcycle chain - and a harsher environment I cannot imagine. A gob last about a year!!
Seconded. Use it for almost anything on a car. Valve cover seams is a no brainer.
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