Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

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Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Oct 28, 2019 8:01 am

Anyone have or know of a dimensioned or to scale drawing of a Weber 32/36 top gasket. There are several gaskets to be found on the net but haven't seen this one anywhere yet. I can program a new one in following a spare I have but just wondering if there is one already. Thanks.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by Paul G » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:50 am

I assume you want to make a new one? Is it worth all the hassle when you can get a new one for a fiver from Webcon?

http://www.webcon.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=1839

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:02 am

Paul G wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:50 am
I assume you want to make a new one?
It's not quite just that Paul, no. But it isn't great hassle doing something like that, a couple of hours to program and just seconds to machine cut.

By the way that's £11.29 with VAT and postage.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by Paul G » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:44 am

Point taken Paul. Perhaps someone on here has an intact used one that you could copy. It could be a little business if you can exactly copy them and knock a few out to sell.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:11 am

Paul G wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:44 am
Perhaps someone on here has an intact used one that you could copy.
I do have a used spare that I could copy, but obviously much easier if one already exists. I can find various gasket drawings on the net but not for the 32/36 yet.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:53 am

Paul,
I have this if it`s any use? I can obviously put measurements to it easily enough, what would you need?. TBH, I`ve printed this onto gasket paper in the past, cut round it and punched out the holes, shows what a tight-arsed git I am, I just like to do everything `in house` (literally :D )

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:06 pm

Thanks Steve, I shall use that, along with my own, to create a spot on standard.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:33 pm

Paul, the 55mm is to the exact centre point of the bolt holes, felt this was better than the outside dimension as that varies from gasket to gasket (overlaps body)

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:21 pm

stevemarl wrote:
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:33 pm
Paul, the 55mm is to the exact centre point of the bolt holes, felt this was better than the outside dimension as that varies from gasket to gasket (overlaps body)
I got where you were coming from with that Steve, great :)

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by Mc Tool » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:35 am

Dunno if I have said before but I scan any gasket that will fit on the scanner (sometimes you can scan the gasket face of the actual part ), cept head gaskets or exhaust gaskets that need to be made outa stuff I can't make , then when I want another gasket I put an A4 sized bit of gasket paper in the printer ( photo paper ....gasket paper, printer can't tell the difference ) print it and cut it out . Just make sure the printer is set to the right scale :roll: ,........that never happened to me........any body need some Guzzi rocker gaskets that are 125% the right size :banghead:
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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:17 am

I have exactly the same, a folder full of water pumps, thermostats, carbs etc - anything that`s made of paper. And a set of different diameter punches to make the holes. I find it quite satisfying to make myself (although the carb IS a bit fiddly) But, hell. if someone wants to make perfect CAD, laser cut ones - I`m not going to complain!

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:10 pm

Hi res scan of gasket programmed and prototypes machine cut. These will be tested/amended for exact fit then will have a batch in correct material which should do me for life then :)

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:08 am

Looks good Paul. What material did you use in the end?

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by Paul G » Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:45 pm

You're a clever bloke Paul. Are you going to make a batch and sell them?

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:09 am

That's a nice comment, thank you Paul. I haven't really thought about selling them on, I just wanted a large batch so I can have them to hand when needed. But I can pass them on I guess, to anyone who needs them.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:12 am

All done and ready to fit, very pleased with how they turned out.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:46 am

Paul,
lovely job - and you`ve managed to find, and use, one of the few things we still make in this country too! Flexoid?

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:20 pm

A job well done!
Yes, you probably could have bought a gasket but there's nothing as satisfying as doing the job yourself. Making it yourself is also the best way to ensure that the part meets your exacting standards.

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by pbar » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:07 pm

Thanks guys :)

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Re: Weber 32/36 Gasket Drawing

Post by stevemarl » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:39 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:20 pm
there's nothing as satisfying as doing the job yourself.
That`s one of the great things about cars of this era, there IS so much you can do yourself, you can still get properly involved with the machine.

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