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Old 10-15-05, 11:34 PM
William521
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Hello,

Should you always replace a gasket if removed. I Just removed two metal pieces of off a engine and the gasket is stuck to both pieces. It tore when I removed both pieces but it is stuck to both pieces so if I where to just put the two metal pieces back toghether it should look as good as knew. Thanks for clearing this up for me. William521
 
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Old 10-16-05, 04:10 AM
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Originally Posted by William521
Should you always replace a gasket if removed. ..
Yes
Although technically there are a few gaskets that can be re-used, most can't
Originally Posted by William521
It tore ... it is stuck to both pieces ...
You'll want to replace this one
 
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Old 10-16-05, 10:11 AM
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I would replace both gaskets. From what part(s) are these gaskets from?
Scrape off the old gaskets and clean off/up the part(s) where they go and depending on the part, use a gasket caulk/sealant to replace the new gaskets.
 
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