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I'll be the devil's advocate here.

When I did my chain box cover gaskets, I sprayed them with Permatex copper gasket sealant

Permatex Gasket Sealants

Figured it'd help prevent deterioration of the gaskets over the long term. I only used the copper stuff because that's what the store had in stock. Otherwise I would have used the standard stuff.

The torque value for the banjo bolt is more by feel than torque spec. number. Simply tighten the bolt until you feel it contact the sealing washer(s). Then another 1/4 turn of the wrench is plenty. Any more tight and you're just unnecessarily crushing the sealing washer.
Kevin L
Present: '86 Carrera, '79 911SC widebody conversion rolling racecar shell
Past: '87 Carrera

Last edited by KTL; 05-02-2005 at 11:50 AM..
Old 05-02-2005, 11:47 AM
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