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 Posted: 09-21-2021 04:59 pm
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Joined: 09-10-2012
Location: BROOKHAVEN, Georgia USA
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Please, DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER USING PAPER A PAPER GASKET. They leaked despite compound plus they would shrink, giving smaller valve clearances, possibly leading to an open valve and thus "burning"/ruining the valve.
Loctite #518 has been used for years with no problems. The clearance added is only 0.0005", which means it's negligible for determining the correct shim.
keep us posted, bruce