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Gasket Cement

Discussion in 'Modified Alpine' started by bruce caldwell, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. bruce caldwell

    bruce caldwell Platinum Level Sponsor

    Probably of questionable significance but nevertheless: A cheapo Dollar General fingernail file or in my case, a used tenor saxophone reed, works great to spread a thin even coat of sealant on a gasket. Allows you to spread the material up to the edge of the gasket without excessive amounts later oozing out on your freshly painted and detailed engine.
  2. puff4

    puff4 Gold Level Sponsor

    I make putty and adhesive knives out of old hacksaw blades. Grind off the teeth, make a tapered end, round the tip and then use a piece of hose (that is heat-shrinkable) to make a handle. They're the best application knives because they're so flexible.

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