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Steering gaskets question

Postby Redclip » Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:00 am

When reassembling the steering, should I use gasket sealing compound on the gaskets, or not? When I took it apart, the housing base gasket seemed like it was glued on really good, but the steering shaft bearing gasket wasn't at all.

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Re: Steering gaskets question

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:50 pm

It is pretty much up to you, but unless there are problems with surface not being smooth, a sealer is rarely needed on a gasket. The only exceptions I have found to this are Kopper Koat on head and manifold gaskets, and I usually use a very thin coat on the radiator gasket.
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