Head Gasket material

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Head Gasket material

Post by tornitore45 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:08 pm

I was told to use virgin Teflon sheet. What thickness you recommend for a head 1.5" dia. 0.75" bore.
The liner protrude from the finned cylinder and meet the flat head, the sealing surface is a ring 7/8" OD and 3/4" ID, I wander if that is too thin and crush the gasket.
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Re: Head Gasket material

Post by stevehuckss396 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 7:18 pm

Something that thin you might want to make a soft copper gasket. With enough surface area I use .030 teflon sheet for heads and .010 for everything else.

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