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Old 08-21-2012, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by 302 Z28 View Post
Don't you just despise people gluing everything on?. Once when I was working as a mechanic at the local dealership I was given a recheck job that another mechanic who had quit did. It was an engine replacement that had gone bad. He had literally used the 3M Yellow weathership adhesive on everything. I had to chisel off the oil pan, timing cover, intake manifold, water pump, and valve covers. Oh and he also used the yellow snot on the distributor also.

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If it was a Ford 'Y' block, that's about what it took to stop the always deformed valve and valley covers from leaking. Then there was that external oil pump tube.
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