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Old 06-25-2016, 05:40 PM   #1
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No oil pan gasket?

Is it true that there's no oil pan gasket? Just RTV?

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Old 06-25-2016, 05:42 PM   #2
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Correct and I believe Loctite 518 is one of the goo's of choice.
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Old 06-25-2016, 05:58 PM   #3
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Reinzosil is a good one, easy to use, waaaay easier than the loctite. Remember only a 1-2 mm bead of sealant is sufficient, too much can squeeze out inside and clog the oil.pickup.
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Old 06-25-2016, 07:32 PM   #4
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I was also surprised to find out there is no oil pan gasket.

I used RTV using the method, that YouTuber, Chris Fix describes. Basically, it's a stepped process, put the RTV on the sump plate, let it setup a bit, install the plate with just enough tightening to squeeze the RTV, let it cure a bit longer, and then tighten down.

This method worked really well for me. No leaks.

Here's a link to his video:
http://youtu.be/21CvanhKILA

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Old 06-26-2016, 12:44 AM   #5
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Thanks Mig, and All... Thinking, wouldn't be very difficult to make a gasket. I might try that. Had some success with the rubber infused cork stuff before.

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