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Old 04-02-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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I really want to get the turbo back in tonight but I dont have a replacement gasket. if i can the surface do you think high temp RTV will be ok? or perhaps a piece of copper and rtv? what should I do? perhaps a common gasket I could use? auto parts closes in an hour...
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Which gasket? What turbo? The kit I got from Begi for my oil return uses some easy-to-find gasket material between the turbo and the little block the AN fitting screws into. I forget the part number, but it's gray and I got it at Napa but have since seen it at other auto parts places.
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Yeah which gasket are you talking about?

I don't use gaskets anymore. They always end up blowing out anyways.
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Yeah which gasket are you talking about?

I don't use gaskets anymore. They always end up blowing out anyways.
I don't use any gaskets for mani-turbo-downpipe, but I use the one that came with my oil return kit. It shredded when I took it apart last, so I had to buy like 40 square feet of that gasket material and make a new one, so I have 39.9 square feet left, but it's so cheap that I don't mind having extra. I'll probably make a new gasket every time I pull that apart now, which should be nearly never.
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I have been using the copper RTV for the oil drain line off the turbo all of last season. I do not have any leaks there.
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I ended up buying the gasket material at advanced auto and it worked out great. I ended up using a paper hole punch to make all the holes and it worked good.
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Did you buy that large package of gray "rubber" gasket material? It seems to work well for me.
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yeah, that is what I did. I'll throw it in the track box and perhaps i can help someone else
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