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post #1 of 3 Old 02-11-2009, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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Gasket leak between intake and exhaust under carb.

I had a gasket leak between intake and exhaust manifold where they are joined (under carb). The exhaust surface was flaking and not very flat. I tried to grind it flatter and put the gasket in and in two weeks it started leaking again.
Question, should I try again with 2 gaskets or a guy told me to use hi temp
gasket sealer without gasket or chuck manifold and go to header?

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-11-2009, 10:15 AM
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I would try hi-temp permatex on both sides of the gasket. be sure to let it cure thoroughly before you fire it up. It won't make up for a huge gap, but the stuff works well.
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-23-2010, 10:42 AM Thread Starter
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thanks for the permatex tip, tried that and lasted about 20 miles. I found a 2 barrel intake and exhaust manifold on craigslist now i need 2 barrel carb
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