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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2000, 09:20 PM
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Water Pump

I'm sure this seems simple but i am looking for opinions
When swappin out a water pump should I use sealant on the gasket of the new pump?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2000, 09:22 PM
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Re: Water Pump

I do. I think it is the hi-temperature rtv. Hope this helps.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2000, 09:25 PM
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Re: Water Pump

Thanks every little bit helps

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-30-2000, 11:21 PM
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Re: Water Pump

Most modern gaskets are OK to use dry. My brand new 258 was assembled using NO gasket sealer anywhere except for Copper Coat on the head gasket. No leaks anywhere, not even the intake manifold.

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