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Calcat
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From: Los Angeles, CA
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posted 03-09-2002 02:05 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Calcat   Click Here to Email Calcat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
doing a 4v conversion on 302 with performer intake. Saw that manual called for sealing washers. Found them at Home Depot. Question is do I need them with aluminium aftermarket manifold?

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V8 Thumper
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From: Orange, Ca. United States of America
Registered: Dec 2001

posted 03-09-2002 05:29 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
??? What manual are you reading? A 1/4" bead of silicon at the ends (in place of the cork end gaskets) is about it, save for the intake flange gaskets themselves.

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kcode
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From: alvaton,ky,usa Suburb of Bowling Green, M&M #79, MCA #29208
Registered: Jun 99

posted 03-09-2002 11:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kcode   Click Here to Email kcode     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't know anything about Sealing Washers, but on an Aluminum Intake I would invest in some 5/16 stainless steel washers for under bold heads. I would also get stainless bolts, they look good when polished. The washers will keep the bolt heads from digging into the aluminum.

Mike

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