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Stickid

new base gasket on Cast Iron Briggs

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Stickid
I am just about to install a new base gasket on my cast iron Briggs 10Hp and am not sure if a I need to put any gasket glue on ther or simply put the gasket on and tighten it up also anybody know the torque value offhand for that application?

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Chris727
I have used brush-on aviation permatex with pretty good luck. Most of mine leak when I don't use it. I don't remember the torque right now.

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Tractor Discussions Answers to Commonly Asked Questions Briggs Engine Torque Specs http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=78900 Tractor Discussions Answers to Commonly Asked Questions Briggs Engine Specs for all popular Engine models http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=68442

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ka9bxg
I use only permatex silcon (no gasket) if it was nice and clean Tighen the bolts and let it sit for a day.I have never had a leak on any of my engines.

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