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Unread 01-14-2007, 05:23 PM   #16
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whats the best way to get the old gasket off???

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Unread 01-14-2007, 07:05 PM   #17
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Razorblade. I have a scraper that uses a single edge blade. It works great. It's hard to gouge the cast iron housing, but possible, so use caution. Carb cleaner or GOOF OFF helps get the small leftovers off. I used Blue Prematex RTV to reseal mine. No drips. I also used a can of brakecleaner to flush out all the old oil and junk from the housing. You can inspect the gear teeth and bearings better. Also you can see if theres any metal filings that may be glued to the bottom.
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Unread 01-14-2007, 07:09 PM   #18
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whats the best way to get the old gasket off???

this stuff call gasket remover..works great never thought it would work that good..then just scrape with a razor blade..the gasket remover makes it easier
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Unread 01-14-2007, 08:48 PM   #19
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Razorblade. I have a scraper that uses a single edge blade. It works great. It's hard to gouge the cast iron housing, but possible, so use caution. Carb cleaner or GOOF OFF helps get the small leftovers off. I used Blue Prematex RTV to reseal mine. No drips. I also used a can of brakecleaner to flush out all the old oil and junk from the housing. You can inspect the gear teeth and bearings better. Also you can see if theres any metal filings that may be glued to the bottom.
cool, ill use that brake cleaner idea...THX
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Unread 01-14-2007, 08:49 PM   #20
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this stuff call gasket remover..works great never thought it would work that good..then just scrape with a razor blade..the gasket remover makes it easier
THX man..
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Unread 04-24-2013, 02:49 PM   #21
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just take all the bolts off and then drive it around until the cover falls off
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Unread 04-24-2013, 03:30 PM   #22
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just take all the bolts off and then drive it around until the cover falls off
Awesome! I love it when a 6 year old thread is brought back to life!
It brings back memories otherwise killed off by the adult beverages.
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Unread 04-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #23
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HOLY MOLY batman talk about resurrecting an old thread!
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