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Old 04-08-2012, 06:18 PM   #1
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Default Reusing surge tank gasket. Possible?

So. I need to pop in some bigger injectors.
Since I will have to split the intake manifold, and I dont really want to wait for a new gasket, I'm asking you guys, is it stupid to reuse the gasket? Anyone tried?
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:26 PM   #2
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If you must, it would depend on the condition of the gasket when you get it off. Maybe spray it with copper and call it good?
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I suppose the symptoms of a leaky gasket would be bad idle and boost leaks. So I might just try, order a gasket, change using old one before the new one arrives, then use that next time I suppose.
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Surge tank gasket = upper intake manifold gasket. Wut?

I would reuse that gasket without thinking twice. Only if it were to actually start leaking would I replace it.
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I have never replaced the gasket between the two intake manifold halves.
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Great! Thanks guys
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