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Date: 15 Nov 2006 04:52:26 -0800
From: "yaofeng" <yaofengchennospaml.com>
Subject: Re: liquid gaskets


I like your garage floor. Mine was painted gray about 7 or 8 years ago with polyeurathane. But it doesn't look as good even new. I'd like to redo it one of these days but it is filled with junk now I am afraid only more of it will get piled up if I procrastinate. http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b274/yaofengchen/DSC_0957.jpg On Nov 15, 12:42 am, "pzi" <p...nospamnet> wrote: > Thank you very much for the tip. I found the whole product line athttp://= permatex.com- Permatex=AE High Temperature Anaerobic Flange > Sealant. > Here are some pictures of my engine refresh projecthttp://s118.photobucke= t=2Ecom/albums/o112/pzi123/viggen/ > > cheers > -Peter > > > > yaofeng wrote: > > On Nov 14, 11:51 am, "pzi" <p...nospamnet> wrote: > > > I am putting together my '01 Viggen engine after balancing chain > > > failure and see that oil pan and timing cover use liquid gaskets > > > instead of traditional paper ones. > > > The local dealer recommends anaerobic sealant for oil pan ($45) and > > > ultra gray for timing chain cover. > > > Anybody has any advice on where to get it - dealer, after market, etc. > > > > -Peter > > > This is the traditional utilititarian way SAAB is handling engine part > > mating surfaces and it works. BMW on the other hand uses a gasket for > > every mating surface of the engine. On the 9000 SAAB recommends > > Permatex Blue between the oil pan and the block. It does say to use > > anaerobic sealant between the timing cover and block. I used either > > Permatex Blue or Orange on both surfaces for all four 9000 I own/owned. > > They still hold. > > > I did look up what anaerobic means. It means cure in absence of air. > > I simply do not believe it is a complete vacuum inside the timing > > cover. You can follow the book if you want. > > > Do not apply more than a 3/32" bead or you'll find it inside the oil > > pan. Not that it is a big deal or detrimental. People are concerned > > it may plug up the oil passages. The strands are never big enough to > > go pass the oil pick-up screen on the oil pump suction in the sump pan. > > In my first Permatex Blue application on a 94 9000cs I used 3/16" > > bead. A few strand ended up under the oil pump pickup screen. > > >http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b274/yaofengchen/SAAB_94_9k_cs/DSC_...= - Hide quoted text -- Show quoted text -

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