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Re: figure 8 gaskets

To: "Mordy Dunst" <>, "Jack Wheeler" <>,
Subject: Re: figure 8 gaskets
From: "ALAN N. TAYLOR" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 19:11:37 -0400
At 07:28 AM 10/27/99 -0600, Mordy Dunst wrote:
>fellow TR tractor types::
>I can make individual copper / brass / SS  shim "O" rings.  Assuming that
>the deck is flat and the liner's pedestal and top are flat and true -I can't
>see why individual O rings of assorted thickness can't be used to ensure
>equal cylinder liner deck height elevation.
>Any comments?
>Part of the problem that I have found is that the liner will be  .002/.003
different side to side / front to back , so a shim will not be effective.
And decking the block with liners in place is difficult as they tend to
'rock' as the stone goes by. Just something else to worry about...Alan T

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