[Spridgets] exhaust gasket material

Guy R Day grday at btinternet.com
Fri Apr 4 14:23:04 MST 2008

Idle curiosity - could you use 2mm or 3mm copper sheet?

Guy R Day

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Glen Byrns" <grbyrns at ucdavis.edu>
To: "Spridgets" <spridgets at autox.team.net>
Sent: Friday, April 04, 2008 10:15 PM
Subject: [Spridgets] exhaust gasket material

> Bugsy's been down for a week since I discovered that NAPA manifold gasket
> material (the grey stuff on a steel core) doesn't stand up to turbo
> temperatures.  It developed a leak, and on disassembly the gasket was 
> pretty
> much just a bunch of ash clinging to the stainless steel core.  Not a 
> single
> turbo shop on the web or anywhere else could find a gasket to fit the 
> Rayjay
> turbo.  After a bit of research I found a company that sells gasket 
> material
> made of graphite bonded to stainless steel.  Good up to 900F, and two 
> sheets
> are on the way for Monday.  I should have held on to the crappy old ones 
> at
> the last rebuild, oh well.
> If anyone else needs a VERY high temp gasket, enter "graphite gasket 
> material"
> in Google, or e-mail me and deal for my leftovers.
> Glen
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