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Old 05-21-2003, 08:10 AM
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Post Best gaskets set for SBC valve covers & engine

I know there are lots to choose from but what are the best gasket sets for a SBC? I would like valve cover gaskets that don't leak (who dosen't). And best engine gasket set, i.e. head gaskets etc.
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just my opinion, but I like felpro gaskets. I've never had a problem with them leaking yet. I like to use the think cork type gaskets for the valve covers, along with a bit of your fav. sealer.
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Old 05-21-2003, 08:51 AM
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lately I've been using Fel-Pro's new "PermaDry Plus" gasket. #VS 12869T they're double the price of cork but oh are they sweet to use.
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when I was in tech college years ago, our instructor showed us how to make cork gaskets last a much longer than normal time. he would rub them down with vasaline, it prevents the cork from drying up as fast as it normally would. so since I`ve used it on oil pan gaskets and the like and the results are pretty good. as far as gaskets go, I perfer Dana gaskets. the fel pro`s are fine also, but what most don`t know is the stock fel pro intake gasket set is not meant for aluminum intakes, but with a little High Tack sealer, they work okay.
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