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 Post subject: which sealant to use installing welch plugs
Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 6:03 pm 
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Hi ,John here,installing new welch plugs,I have "STAG" jointing paste,should I use this or something else,please could someone give me some advice,thankyou,johnnyeHCF.

 

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 Post subject: Re: which sealant to use installing welch plugs
Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 6:56 pm 
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I'd suggest using high strength Loctite

 

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 Post subject: Re: which sealant to use installing welch plugs
Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 9:41 pm 
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I like to use Aviation Form-A-Gasket, you can get it from supercrap

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Either Stag or Permatex are good, I'd go for a non permanent sealer, don't use the loctite, I am sure it works, but both stag and the Aviation Form-A-Gasket are right for the job.

 

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 Post subject: Re: which sealant to use installing welch plugs
Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 10:12 pm 
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I've used STAG on the exhaust side welch plugs - a few years ago now, no leaks to date.

 

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Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 10:40 pm 
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Permatex® Form-A-Gasket® No. 1

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