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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thicker more compliant gasket material.... though appreciate that may not be to hand, dependant on the resultant miss-fit dimensions paste may just break up and blow out in time.... Perhaps two, three or more standard gaskets with a light smear of paste between each layer and the system may provide a tick free situation meantime...?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The gasket failed and split. All that needs doing is it replacing with another one.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just check there is no weld sitting proud on the manifold from when they weld the tubing to the flange, usually on the inner edge, I can imagine quality control may have missed that on the assembly line. Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alex wrote:
The gasket failed and split. All that needs doing is it replacing with another one.


did that - still blows (felt by hand) on the inside of the triangle. Getting the manifold seller to send me a replacement...
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