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    oil pan gasket suggestions

    just rebuilt my 88 mm 2.0

    1. Bought a fel-pro oil pan gasket from autozone for $10. It leaked as I'm getting the timing straight. I thought I might have not put it on correctly.
    2. So I bought another fel-pro for $10 from autozone. Put it on today and tightened the bolts. As I was doing that, the piece of SH&* cracked as pressure was applied on the bolts.

    So does anyone have any suggestions for a higher quality oil pan gasket other than POS paper fel-pro? I just want to get this mm running without an oil leak from the pan gasket!

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    Black Silicone........... Screw the gasket. It will never leek again.
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    Yeah, silicone gasket maker/ rtv/ silicone.....whatever you wanna call it. I like a product called "right stuff" . Its in a pressurized can with a nozzle that you tilt and it comes out. Just gotta make sure the surafces are nice and clean.

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    I used permatex ultra gray. One and only gasket from felpro I don't trust is their oil pan gasket.
    1989 Mitsubishi mightymax; 1990 4g63 6 bolt swap: malhe 9.0 pistons, eagle h beam rods, acl race bearings, rebuilt head, evo 3 16g, aem afpr, Maft, 3" gm maf blow through, walbro 255 fuel pump, hks ssq bov, fmic, coil over plug, FIC 750 injectors, dsmlink, apexi avcr, AEM eugo, s90 throttlebody, JMF FIAC block off plate. LT1 T56 in the works.
    Why a mightymax? Why not? 18 psi FTW.

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    ive never had problems with them ...i have ruined one by not following the correct sequence of the bolts when tightening ....

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