Originally Posted by Oily View Post
abernut, great post....I love seeing a tidy engine bay and this makes me want to go out and start getting mine cleaned up.
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Originally Posted by spittoon View Post
Some heads will have holes threaded and smaller helicoils inserted into them, while others will only have indexing holes, those are rather shallow but I've read that tapping them without drilling deeper has been successful.
Point is there are several different head treatments, your application may vary.
While the "gorilla snot" sounds very effective I've always used Indian Head gasket shellac, gluing the gasket to the valve cover. IMHO using a silicone sealer is a
I used the existing indexing holes and tapped those, believe they are 5/16", used S/S allen heads. Just check the depth, used Permatex High Tack gasket sealer on the cover, set it on my steel work table for a awhile, gasket down, and it has worked just fine for those that might want to try this.
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