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Old 10-05-2008, 05:54 PM   #1
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head bolts need sealant?

I'm replacing the head gasket [among other things] on my engine, and the book says to apply "pipe sealant" to the 4 short head bolts.
It gives a part number, but i can't figure out what kind of sealant we're talking about.
Anyone know what I'm supposed to be using?


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Re: head bolts need sealant?

Permatex teflon Thread sealent is a good sealer or some ARP sealant

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