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Ive only ever used cork ones but i cant see a problem if its rigid enough to stay in place whilst tightening
With cork gaskets I always smear a thin layer of grease on both sides of the gasket, hardly ever get a leak - my dad said it's what they always did back in the day especially with valve cover gaskets
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I stick my Rocker gaskets on to the cover with 3 bond (or F2 glue ),and bit of grease on tother side, gasket stays stuck to cover when it's removed for servicing ,don't over tighten the bolts when fitting and it lasts for ages
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Hi Tom. Funny you asked this as I did too back in 2014 and only ever got one reply and that was from the one and only Glynn ( Terra Kotta)
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Are these rubber gaskets still sold by CCI Tom ?? I have only used Cork ones but would be very interested to hear what you think mate. Keep us updated wont you
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