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Old 04-28-2007, 02:13 PM   #1
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My valve cover gasket is fux0red... i'm taking out the motor to finally go turbo + install motor mounts + clutch/flywheel and i'm also going to do timing belt and some other maintance.. i figure i'd buy this and do it all at once?
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thats a massive undertaking...lol
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Old 04-28-2007, 02:22 PM   #3
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thats a massive undertaking...lol
WATCHA TALKIN ABOUT WILLIS?
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but really guys... is this going to **** on me.. I'm not trying to go cheap.. but I feel the OEM mazda valve cover gasket sucks *****... why buy another.
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It'll be fine
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Old 04-28-2007, 06:06 PM   #6
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I asked about that kit earlier.
The guys that have used it said it was great and perfect. Those who haven't said why spend money on something that is that important and for me to go OEM. The parts in that kit are made by pretty reputable companies so I don't see why it could be bad.
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I've used it, no problems whatsoever and it's been nearly 1k miles since.
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Thanks guys. This is good to hear i'm going to go ahead and order it.
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I put on an ebay kit in december which was about 5k miles ago. I have not had a single problem with it and I definately will be using the kit when I do my next timing belt install. It is well worth the 200$ savings over the stealership.
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I don't think I have ever once in my life used an OEM replacement part on any car ever. That being said the important parts like water pump and oil pump I would stick with OEM unless it was high quality aftermarket stuff. Those gaskets should be fine, just remember to use silicone where needed!
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I don't think I have ever once in my life used an OEM replacement part on any car ever. That being said the important parts like water pump and oil pump I would stick with OEM unless it was high quality aftermarket stuff. Those gaskets should be fine, just remember to use silicone where needed!
Good to hear, thanks!
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Man - I wish I had seen it before it purchased all those parts.
I think it is a good deal-eo!
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