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Old 08-22-2019, 11:45 AM   #15
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Default Re: Flat 221ci - 1935 - Getting stuck after 3 weeks sitting.

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Originally Posted by Jack E/NJ View Post
>>>once the gasket are not easy available here in Brazil. But was a good tip!>>>


They can be re-used if liberally smeared with grease on all four surfaces = both sides of the gasket and head+block surfaces. Jack E/NJ
Just curious: What is the reason for smearing on grease? (And what kind of grease?) I remember someone told my Dad to do this years ago. Later he switched to spraying the used gasket with aluminum paint, which I think is a good idea.
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