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Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:25 pm 
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hey guys, how you all doing?just want to ask, do I have to use sealant product be for I screw in thermostat housing?or it w'll be ok without sealant. :? thanks .
Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:43 pm 
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It uses a rubber seal around the thermostat.

I always use RTV on any oil/water metal component.



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Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:59 am 
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rubber thingy is a must

i also used a silcony sort of thing on my housing as they are prone to warping and leaking again

file it down nice and smooth and you'll be set



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