WyattsRide wrote: ↑Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:53 am
Looks like the red was a liquid applied gasket/sealant. Should I remove this and do the same? Can I get new gaskets for it instead?
Based upon color it was Permatex Ultra Copper. And yes you need something to take it’s place.
Over the years I’ve come to the conclusion that Permatex works better than the factory’s rubber gaskets
Options: Permatex, Drei Bond, Bespoke gasket. IIRC the OE gasket for the metal filler neck is integrated with the ‘grill’ and has been NLA for a long time. But, I don’t get enough pre-‘88s to be sure.
Greg Brown’s making a new gasket.
Given that only two bolts fasten the filler neck, I think a long term solution involves sealant.
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