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1Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Water pump sealant on Sat Dec 26, 2015 8:17 am

gabriel

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Hi

Does anyone know if the Reinzosil brand sealant is suitable for the water/oil pump.
I prefer three bond but it's expensive.


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2Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Re: Water pump sealant on Sat Dec 26, 2015 9:37 am

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I have been using Permatex RTV Blue for years without problem


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3Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Re: Water pump sealant on Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:13 am

Chocolate

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Reinzosil sealant is GOOD!
Use it.

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4Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Re: Water pump sealant on Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:02 pm

gabriel

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Thank you for your replies.
I have Reinzosil and was hoping I could put it to some use.
Do I apply a bead or a thin smear. Either way, I find it difficult to understand how either application method will avoid contact with the gears.

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5Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Re: Water pump sealant on Sat Dec 26, 2015 11:40 pm

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Instructions for pump to block joint:  Apply a bead of a thin diameter around the circumference of the pump.  Ensure you put a circle of sealant around each bolt hole.  There is one spot where the sealant must be applied in a way that WON'T seal up a vent hole on the pump.

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Install the cover after applying the sealant, but only hand tighten the bolts so that the sealant is slightly squeezed.  Let dry 20-40 minutes.  Then apply final torque to the bolts and leave to dry at least 24 hours and preferably more.


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6Back to top Go down   Water pump sealant Empty Re: Water pump sealant on Sun Dec 27, 2015 6:08 am

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I always apply the sealant to the cover, not the block. Less chance of smearing the stuff where it isn't wanted (in theory).


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