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Head gasket

Post by tdump » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:18 pm

What are yawl's thoughts on the new type head gasket with silicon and so forth?
I have always had decent luck with copper but I don't drive my T's 100's of miles either.
These things have been out long enough now I am sure someone should have a progress report on them.I have a new copper gasket that I have had for years for repairs if needed and then I found this,and remembered, "Hum,I saw those mentioned a while back
http://www.snjparts.com/Model-T-Engine- ... 002-m.html".
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Re: Head gasket

Post by Mark Gregush » Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:29 pm

Lots to read on a Google search;
https://www.google.com/search?newwindow ... 3dmpoJ4wow
While most of the post in above link are a few years old, don't think much has changed.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :roll:

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Re: Head gasket

Post by tdump » Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:36 pm

alot to dig thru but enough that i will just stick to copper with spray on copper coat like I always use.Never to old to learn about the new "big" ideas though.
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Re: Head gasket

Post by John Illinois » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:18 am

12 years ago I used a silicone one on a new Model A engine rebuild. They were just out and recommended for a high compression head. I had nothing but water leaks.
I went to a composition gasket an no more problems. Copper is equally good.

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Re: Head gasket

Post by John Illinois » Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:19 am

I forgot to add this was a Model A. Is there a way to edit a post?

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Re: Head gasket

Post by Steve Jelf » Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:01 am

Is there a way to edit a post?

Yes. Click on the pencil.

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Re: Head gasket

Post by Mark Gregush » Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:09 am

Model A, I would still use the copper of composite type.
https://www.google.com/search?client=fi ... ead+gasket
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