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Old 07-16-2002, 05:53 PM
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Most Alfa's use a WET sleeve engine so sealing technology can be different. You should always follow info that the OE GASKET manufacturer supplies.

"MOST" head gaskets on Benzes require NO extra sealant & can create problems if they are used!

Of course that doesn't apply to the new M112 & M113 engines as they are glued toghther with Loctite 5900.
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