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Home made gaskets for carbs etc?? Anyone ever done this??

Discussion in 'General Large Scale RC' started by BajaGrizzly, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. BajaGrizzly

    BajaGrizzly New Member

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    Has anyone ever bought generic gasket material from an autoparts store and just made their own gaskets for the carb? I need a new gasket and I don't want to wait and order one on-line. I assume this would be ok.

    Any comments?
     
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    Timmahh Bajastafarian Madnes
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    as long is the holes are in the proper location then you should be good.
     
  3. GLYNSAVAGE

    GLYNSAVAGE Well-Known Member

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    done it loads of times mate,go for it!:lol:
     
  4. BajaGrizzly

    BajaGrizzly New Member

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    Great. Thanks for the help.
     
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    Chop Suey Well-Known Member

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    I made my gaskets for the exhaust and engine out of 0.020" copper. I stack them up as needed.
     
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    For the carb I skip the Gaskets and use Universal Blue from Hylomar. Its good stuff and so far no leaks at all.
     
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    voo2doo Moderator
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    Done it on full scale cars,works a treat!
    J.
     
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    what is the good gasket to buy? Is mr.gasket co any good?
     
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    mr gasket = good company.