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ecyrbh
08-28-2007, 10:23 PM
Has anyone used Permatex Anaerobic Gasket Maker before? I used it for the first time this past Sunday on the blower inlet and outlet,and it is still not dry.Probably would have helped had I read the instructions on the tube.It says to to spray Permatex Gasket Prep acvtivator on one surface only.It should be easy to clean up this mess,but really curious to see (or hear ) of any personal results. Moral to story----READ THE INSTRUCTIONS, FIRST

Flex
08-28-2007, 10:49 PM
I wonder who has Permatex Anaerobic Gasket Maker splattered all over his blower and possibly IC:eek:. Just kidding dude, but I would check.

ecyrbh
08-28-2007, 10:55 PM
Engine is still on stand,awaiting time and money to transplant....Oh Well,Gotta go get more shop towels>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Flex
08-28-2007, 11:02 PM
Well I guess that is a good thing. What all have you done so far? What are you still waiting on?

ecyrbh
08-28-2007, 11:17 PM
A New or used BHJ,Torque convertor(as mine is ballooned),Radiator,Belts,Hoses,OtherSmall stuff and $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.....ha-ha

Shockwave
08-29-2007, 04:47 AM
Anaerobic gasket maker sets up in the absence of air (oxygen). Spread on a nice thin coat and bolt the stuff together.

Eduardo
08-29-2007, 08:59 AM
x2 that is absolutely correct. any of the stuff on the outside won't setup, but it will where it counts.


Anaerobic gasket maker sets up in the absence of air (oxygen). Spread on a nice thin coat and bolt the stuff together.

XxSlowpokexX
08-29-2007, 09:15 AM
x3..Why they call it anaerobic!!

franky_402
08-29-2007, 10:19 AM
x4 straight from wikipedia

An anaerobic adhesive is a bonding agent that does not cure in the presence of air

loctite is another example that is an anaerobic adhesive!

WhiteThunder
08-29-2007, 11:23 AM
I've used that stuff a number of times on the supercharger - the top, snout and rotor pack.

Just be careful you don't use too much if you're putting the rotors back in the case. I did that once, some squeezed out and got between the rotor pack and the backing plate causing the rotors to bind.

With Anaerobic Gasket Maker - more isn't better.

Eddie

'90 5-speed SC
'97 LX sport

ecyrbh
08-30-2007, 10:52 PM
OK,got the Permatex Gasket Prep/activator today.Gonna clean things up this weekend and try again.With any luck,engine and trans will again find its home between the fenders as well.....

speedwagen
08-31-2007, 01:36 PM
Her is an alternative to locktite and rtv

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/THUNDERBIRD-EATON-M90-SUPERCHARGER-TOP-GASKET_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33741QQihZ017QQi temZ270161042739

Ddubb
08-31-2007, 01:48 PM
And yet another alternative ... sales pitch coming on ..

Both the Inlet and Outlet gaskets are available below .. the above link is only for the Top ( outlet ) .. but go ahead and use the Anaerobic sealer .. its what the factory uses on those pieces.

http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86239&highlight=teflon+gaskets

Ha ha. ;)

- Dan