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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-04-2011, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
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Question Pitted Timing Cover

My aluminum timing cover has a decent amount of pitting around the rear coolant port, enough to where I know the paper gasket will not work; hense why I am fixing it.

Can I try and fill the pits with JB weld or sorts and then use the paper gasket with a sealer or will the FIPG stuff work?

There have been threads about the use of the FIPG but I cannot seem to find any stating the long term results.
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Orange permatex should be fine for filling in small surface imperfections.

"Spare the duct tape, spoil the job."
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