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Old 15-04-2009   #1
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turbo gaskget

seeing as vauxhall dont make a manifold gasket for the astra garret t15 turbo, i ws wondering is i use some of that gasket card that you buy in sheets and use some of that if thatll do the job or just burn up?
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Re: turbo gaskget

just use fire gum... thats what its for... any normal gasket will just burn up.
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Re: turbo gaskget

Get the surfaces ground flat (or DIY rubbed finish -- surface plate and valve cutting paste). Do it right and you'll not have to use any firegum, although a tiny smear is OK. Now would be a good time to address the issue of the bolts bending if you don't flat off the relevant parts of the turbo housing........
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