Originally Posted by 302/Z28
That is too much, all you need is several drops placed around the gasket to hold it in place. If the gasket will stay in place without the adhesive that is the preferred method. The yellow snot just causes problems down the road if you have to go back into the part. That stuff is very hard to scrape off. I rue the day when people started using that %$#% to glue gasket on.
Just about all gasket manufacturers advise using no sealer or glue.
I learned to use it in my autoshop class. we use 3M rolloc discs to scrape gaskets. but yeah, your right, only need a little to hold it. we only use it when it is nesasary. tranny pans are the most common thing we use it on.