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Felpro Gaskets

Post by Frankie » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:13 pm

I bought a FelPro overhaul gasket and find that there is a fuel bowl gasket that I don't need since I bought a fuel pump overhaul set, also a drain plug washer, cork. The current oil pan drain plug has a rather worn copper washer. I'm thinking I could use the cork drain plug washer as a crankshaft spacer between the crank sprocket and the oil slinger and order a new copper drain plug washer. The cork drain washer is a nice fit on the crankshaft. And you say?

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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Bruce W » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:06 pm

"And you say?"
I say, that cork gasket's rightful place is between the crankshaft sprocket and the spacer. Cork would make a mighty poor drain plug gasket.Any extra "spacer" between the crank sprocket and the slinger will put the slinger against the cover. There is a cavity in the spacer for the cork gasket. BW
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Frankie » Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:38 am

The RFJP catalog, on page 9, shows a gasket, nr 334103, between the crank sprocket and oil slinger, that is the part I was referring to. The ID of the cork gasket I propose to use is too small to fit the larger diameter of the crank behind the crank sprocket but is a snug fit in front of the sprocket. It is also a possibility that I somehow lost the correct copper drain plug gasket and the intended use of the cork gasket is where I propose to use it.

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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by dpcd67 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:49 am

Copper drain plug washers are not included in those kits, that I recall. Do not use a cork gasket on it. Get another copper one. Those gasket kits are made for different engines and have some stuff that you don't use.
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Frankie » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:12 pm

Arrrrrgh! Turns out the metal oil pan drain gasket had been hiding in the package under a large piece of cardboard.


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Post by Joe Gopan » Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:14 pm

The packing list on the label comes in handy. you will sleep well knowing the drain plug gasket is brand new.
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by dpcd67 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:21 am

I have gasket sets without packing lists; I guess they assume you know where each one goes.
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Bruce W » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:41 pm

dpcd67 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:21 am
I have gasket sets without packing lists; I guess they assume you know where each one goes.
Or that you'll listen to those who know, when you ask for help, not ask and then disagree. BW
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Frankie » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:42 pm

All I can say is that with the help of the forum, and the RFJP catalog, I was able to determine where most of those gaskets go. It is much more difficult to determine the proper place for gaskets packed together and not separately labeled; some are easy to identify, others not so much. Would have been easier if those unusual ones were identified by name or part nr. Since the gasket set included gaskets for both gear and chain driven cams, there will be unused parts. Yes, there was a packing list. If I have to decide between what a member says and what RFJP says, I think I’ll go with RFJP. All responses were appreciated.

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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Bruce W » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:00 pm

:oops: I made a mistake. I have to admit that almost all of my Go-Devil experience involves gear-drive CJ engines. I have little experience with the chain-drive Willy’s 4.
I see now that the chain-drive crank sprocket has a “snout” on it, and no spacer ahead of it. The gear-drive crank gear is flat on the front, and has a spacer in front of it. The spacer has a relief in the rear side, against the crank gear, where that cork gasket goes. With a gear-drive crank and a gear-drive set-up in a gear-drive block, that gasket is not needed. Only the chain-drive cranks need that gasket, whether running a chain or a gear set-up.
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Re: Felpro Gaskets

Post by Frankie » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:50 pm

Well said!

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