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Offline Duncan R

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Primary cover cork gasket
« on: 02.07. 2012 20:39 »
Hi All.

Just about to fit the primary cases and I have some cork gaskets - Do you use any type of sealant with cork?

Many thanks

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Offline Goldy

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Re: Primary cover cork gasket
« Reply #1 on: 02.07. 2012 21:38 »
The cork of course will compress to form the seal, but I usually put a thin layer of grease on each side first.
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Re: Primary cover cork gasket
« Reply #2 on: 03.07. 2012 08:35 »
Thanks Goldy,I will give that a go - was not sure if sealant would spoil the cork

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Re: Primary cover cork gasket
« Reply #3 on: 03.07. 2012 10:07 »
No it will not hurt the cork.
Generally I use Hylomar on the cover & HT grease on the case.
This allows the gasket to come off cleanly whenever you remove the cover.
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Re: Primary cover cork gasket
« Reply #4 on: 03.07. 2012 17:49 »
Thank you Trevor - I might put some Wellseal on it as it is normally the part that is most prone to leaks

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