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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:17 pm 
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Needing to replace the valve cover on the 85 Eagle I have an want to go with a all rubber valve cover gasket. Does anybody know were to find one at & what would be a good gasket sealer to make sure it wont leak?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:36 pm 
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Are you trying to stop one of those plastic valve covers from leaking? I dont know of anyone doing that. The best option is to replace the whole cover with a metal one.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:46 pm 
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I have a plastic valve cover that I am going to replace with aluminum one & do a all rubber gasket & new valve cover bolts & replace the rocker arms an pushrods, oil pump an do motor flush why I am at it since the car sat 8 years before I got it.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:55 pm 
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I used a tube of Right Stuff to try to seal my aluminum cover. A regular gasket worked better with my Clifford cover.

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