Gaskets - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
zjforlife
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Tampa
Posts: 343
Gaskets

Hey what's up guys quick question what kind of gaskets are you running for your tranny pan and diffs? Tired of the cork ones keep leaking on me thank you everyone for the info much appreciated

zjforlife is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 04:46 PM
JeepNicholson
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Burbank
Posts: 753
Quote:
Originally Posted by zjforlife View Post
Hey what's up guys quick question what kind of gaskets are you running for your tranny pan and diffs? Tired of the cork ones keep leaking on me thank you everyone for the info much appreciated
Haven't needed those gaskets specifically, but FelPro has never done me wrong.
JeepNicholson is offline  
post #3 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
zjforlife
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Tampa
Posts: 343
Where can I get these fel pros from?
zjforlife is offline  
post #4 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 04:58 PM
Technohead
Old School
 
Technohead's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Exeter, RI
Posts: 7,352
Technohead is offline  
post #5 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 05:01 PM
JeepNicholson
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Burbank
Posts: 753
Quote:
Originally Posted by zjforlife View Post
Where can I get these fel pros from?
All the ones I've used I got from Amazon or RockAuto. Fel-Pro has their own site but I don't think you can order direct from them.
JeepNicholson is offline  
post #6 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
zjforlife
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Tampa
Posts: 343
Thanks for the info guys completely off topic question but how much are motor/tranny mounds? And where did you get them from
zjforlife is offline  
post #7 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 05:17 PM
JeepNicholson
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Burbank
Posts: 753
Quote:
Originally Posted by zjforlife View Post
Thanks for the info guys completely off topic question but how much are motor/tranny mounds? And where did you get them from
Go to RockAuto.com, type in your info, and have a look. It'll be a decent ballpark price, Amazon might be cheaper though. Parts stores will cost the most unless you've got a good coupon code.
JeepNicholson is offline  
post #8 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 05:20 PM
PolkaPower
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: The Abyss
Posts: 19,413
Tranny and motor mounts not mounds. Mounds are what your GF or wife has if you are lucky. Can't go wrong with them big ol mounds!
PolkaPower is offline  
post #9 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
zjforlife
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Tampa
Posts: 343
Quote:
Originally Posted by PolkaPower
Tranny and motor mounts not mounds. Mounds are what your GF or wife has if you are lucky. Can't go wrong with them big ol mounds!
Haha I know stupid auto correct on the iPhone
zjforlife is offline  
post #10 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 06:02 PM
JeepNicholson
Registered User
1996 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Burbank
Posts: 753
Quote:
Originally Posted by PolkaPower View Post
Tranny and motor mounts not mounds. Mounds are what your GF or wife has if you are lucky. Can't go wrong with them big ol mounds!
Motorboat mounds!
JeepNicholson is offline  
post #11 of 15 Old 09-18-2013, 08:18 PM
HighLonesome
Belief In All Things Jeep
 
HighLonesome's Avatar
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 6,923
Quote:
Originally Posted by zjforlife View Post
Hey what's up guys quick question what kind of gaskets are you running for your tranny pan and diffs? Tired of the cork ones keep leaking on me thank you everyone for the info much appreciated
I guess cork gaskets are an art form or the ones nowadays suck. I just pulled the original off my 1980 Dodge A727 and it was not leaking. I could tell because the factory blue paint was on the sides of the gasket.
HighLonesome is offline  
post #12 of 15 Old 09-19-2013, 08:34 AM
zjosh93
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Austin
Posts: 2,053
The cork gasket nowadays do suck. I sold parts for awhile and the old gaskets were much more dense; the new ones were thinner and much softer. I like the rubber impregnated fiber trans gaskets. I think the Fel-Pro are that type, the one I have now is rubber because that's all the parts store had and I was in a rush last time.

RTV (I like Ultra Gray) for the diffs.

I replaced my left motor mount with an Anchor from RockAuto and I filled the voids with polyurethane but it's still sagging more than I'd like for being just a couple years old. I'm going to get some real poly mounts at some point.
zjosh93 is offline  
post #13 of 15 Old 09-19-2013, 09:43 AM
LordHobbit
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Oregon
Posts: 2,066
for the transmission pan, see if the dealer will still sell the reusable rubber gasket. I really like it.

93 red ZJ 190k 4.0. Spent more money than I should have ...

Isn't red the only color a vehicle should be?
If at first you don't succeed, use more speed.
LordHobbit is offline  
post #14 of 15 Old 09-19-2013, 09:54 AM
PolkaPower
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: The Abyss
Posts: 19,413
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordHobbit View Post
for the transmission pan, see if the dealer will still sell the reusable rubber gasket. I really like it.
Kolak sells them.
PolkaPower is offline  
post #15 of 15 Old 09-19-2013, 10:39 AM
stageninja
That Rigger Guy
 
stageninja's Avatar
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 601
I buy rubber impregnated gasket material buy the roll & cut my own diff gaskets because I prefer a gasket to goo. There isn't a gasket appropriate for the 44-a so that is when I started making my own.

Mine '97 White, ZJ Ltd, 5.2, Up-Country Suspension, Kolak ignition, Kolak/Magnaflow Exhaust
Her's '98 Chargold ZJ Ltd. 4.0 2wd
Our 1st '97 White, ZJ Ltd, 5.2, The parts Jeep for 5 years...R.I.P. Sent to Pic-A-Part 5/17/2013

stageninja is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome