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Offline shaun_89

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turbo gasket solutions...
« on: February 16, 2011, 08:35:42 am »
Im helping a friend sort his g40 turbo out at the moment. The first problem was a blowing head/manifold gasket.

A tubular manifold is being used and the gasket was blowing badly from number 4 cylinder.

Ive been told to use a 6n metal gasket in between two standard gaskets to make sure it doesnt blow again.

Is this overkill? What do you use on your turbos?

thanks

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Re: turbo gasket solutions...
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011, 09:29:42 am »
standard fibre g40 exhaust manifold gasket on mine.  Who made the tubular manifold he has?  maybe the flange is warped?

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Re: turbo gasket solutions...
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2011, 09:31:44 am »
Im not sure, it came on the car. Was from germany.
Ill get a rule on it later and check it for straightness.
Good to know the g40 gasket is fine, thought 3 gaskets was overkill!

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Re: turbo gasket solutions...
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2011, 09:43:46 am »
make sure you get one from VW though, the GSF ones are a crappy piece of cardboard

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Re: turbo gasket solutions...
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2011, 10:01:07 am »
I always buy parts from vw  ;)
Dont trust pattern crap most of the time