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Old 11-29-2010, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by vstech View Post
the anerobic sealer is needed because the parts mate together so tightly that silicone or standard sealants would never dry enough to seal, and would allow the oil to leak out.
Oh, I understood why anerobic vs. regular, but wondering how to avoid getting grease in the sealant since it goes right on the joint surface ... guess I will just be careful to keep the mating surface clean. Obviously I wasn't planning on skipping it, I drove 20 miles to the NAPA to get the right stuff.
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