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post #1 of 4 Old 07-15-2010, 07:23 AM Thread Starter
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T176 leak

I had the engine out of my '80 CJ5 and while it was out, I pulled the xfer case and tranny and separated them. I took the bolts from the tranny to xfer case adapter out and put a new paper gasket in there with no kind of sealant on it. It is leaking pretty badly at that paper gasket. Any suggestions? Should I have used copper coat or something on the paper gasket?

I cleaned the surface really well on both the tranny case and adapter before putting them back together. I saw no damage or burrs on either that would likely cause this.

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-15-2010, 11:22 PM
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You need to pull it back apart and use RTV on both sides of the gasket.
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post #3 of 4 Old 07-16-2010, 05:56 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks, thats what I figured, but it didn't have anything on it when I pulled it apart, so I did not put anything on it going back in.

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-22-2010, 12:28 AM
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Well, when it was first together there was probably "sticky stuff" on the paper to help it bond together.

Anywho, let us all know how it goes.
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