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Old March 12th, 2018, 02:30 PM   #1  
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1961 f 85 engine gaskets

Hi , i must replace my head/engine gasket so i bought fel pro gasket and i would like to know if the blue side must be on the engine block or head ? must i put rtv sealer on ? for the intake gasket , must i put rtv sealer too ?
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For the head gasket, the blue side will be on the head and the metal side will be on the block.
http://www.felpro-only.com/break_roo...d.php?tid=2688

The intake gasket, I use RTV around the water ports and Edelbrock Gasgacinch on the intake ports.
https://www.summitracing.com/parts/edl-9300
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Thanks so much for all those informations ! about the intake gasket , only sealer on ports not all around the gasket on the side block ?
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I do the same thing on both sides (top and bottom) of the intake gasket.
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