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Old 04-26-2002, 08:39 AM
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about over torquing the valve cover bolts - once a rubber type valve cover gasket gets squished out of shape, it will probably cause more leaking, so over torquing is not always good - maybe for cork gaskets. some mechanics i know swear by using permatex "right stuff" gasket maker in place of a gasket ("guaranteed not to leak"). MB also sells a black sealer but i am not sure if it is used in place of a gasket...
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