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Username Post: FelPro PermaTorque MLS gasket - sealer?        (Topic#207909)
apache31 
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01-21-09 02:25 PM - Post#1612620    

I am replacing water pump gaskets on an LS1 engine. Parts store sold me Fel Pro Perma Torque MLS gaskets. They look like aluminum impregnated with some sort of flexible compound around the sealing edge.

Do these FelPro PermaTorque MLS gaskets require gasket sealer or should I install them dry? No mention of it anywhere on the packaging.

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Edited by apache31 on 01-21-09 02:25 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
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01-22-09 05:37 AM - Post#1613115    
    In response to apache31

install them dry onto a clean surface, they are self sealing gaskets
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01-22-09 06:32 AM - Post#1613142    
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flexible compound around the sealing edge



what color?
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apache31 
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01-23-09 09:48 AM - Post#1613957    
    In response to black95jimmy

Thanks. I installed them dry. They were blue (FelPro).
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black95jimmy 
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01-23-09 10:41 AM - Post#1614007    
    In response to apache31

Heard the RED ones are an issue.
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