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BringBackTheCamaro 02-05-2006 02:05 PM

Sealer on Head Gaskets
I am about to install iron vortec heads on my 350 using Felpro 7733PT2 gaskets.

Do I need to apply sealer to these? The general instructions that were included say to install fiber faced head gaskets dry but how do I know if these are fiber faced?! They're blue, so is the blue material the fiber coating?

Does block deck surface finish dictate the need for sealer regardless of gasket type?

I have Permatex Copper Hi-Temp Sealant in case I do need to use it.


Infomaniac 02-05-2006 02:10 PM

Blue Fel Pro gaskets go on dry man. Can you see metal underneath? Around the cylinders? if so the blue will melt down under heat and seal off.

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