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dazmotronic
04-23-2009, 02:01 AM
Howdy, do you dress new head gaskets with any type of sealer before you install and torque down?
The factory must have used a red on om my sxv 5.5
Any help or product most welcome.
Cheers

FORZA
04-23-2009, 03:31 AM
No need to but you might put a thin film of 3 bond around the camchain housing area.

Dave Ward
Moto Italia
Aprilia-Ducati-Moto Guzzi
0432 441 985

dazmotronic
04-23-2009, 03:48 AM
Thanks,what about the wee groove that matches the case joining line? or does the gasket take care of that?

FORZA
04-23-2009, 06:25 AM
Never had a problem there, usually a small bit of 3-Bond has pushed up through the case joint anyway.

Dave Ward
Moto Italia
Aprilia-Ducati-Moto Guzzi
0432 441 985