I use blue Hylomar for the figure 8's. It seems to seal a little better and
goes on thinner. Would you believe I found some of this stuff at Harbor
Freight. It was still seven bucks or so.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Murphy" <email@example.com>
To: "'FOT'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 6:11 PM
Subject: [Fot] Fw: Liner Protrusion?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Murphy" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 3:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [Fot] Liner Protrusion?
>> I'm just in the process of doing this myself on a TR4 motor. The
>> protrusion that I have with the stock figure 8's is:
>> #1 Manifold side 0.002 Camshaft side 0.005
>> #2 Manifold side 0.002 Camshaft side 0.004
>> #3 Manifold side 0.002 Camshaft side 0.004
>> #4 Manifold side 0.004 Camshaft side 0.005
>> I'm using the composite (Payen) head gasket. I'll use either Permatex
>> Aircraft Form-a-Gasket or Permatex Indian Head Gasket Shellac, whichever
>> feels and looks thinner at the time.
>> Note that on the figure 8 gaskets I found a little burr on the edge from
>> the dies when they are stamped out. I stoned the gaskets and this
>> the protrusion by about 0.002 inch. I made the measurements with the
>> sleeve clamped in to the block on opposite sides with washers, spacers
>> the head nuts (had to use toe clamps from the milling machine to reach #2
>> and #3). Prior to clamping and measuring I did "seat" the sleeves per
>> Kas's book. I haven't measured the thickness of the figure 8's, just
>> measured protrusion. Did mark all sleeves for bore hole and direction of
>> insertion as well as marking figure 8's and position in block bores.
>> cleaned the block "seat" by wire brushing, emery cloth and then cleaned
>> with lacquer thinner.
>> 1961 TR4 #317
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <email@example.com>
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 2:21 PM
>> Subject: [Fot] Liner Protrusion?
>>> I'm building a new TR4 motor.? Planning to use a steel shim headgasket.?
>>> Along with the shaved head, compression ratio will be aprrox. 11:1.
>>> With the new 89mm liners clamped down lightly on top of dry figure 8
>>> gaskets which measure .0145" thick, cylinders 1, 2, and 3
>>> liner?protrusion measures between .003" and .004".? Cylinder #4
>>> protrusion measures between .005" and .006".? My question is.... what
>>> the chances the steel shim headgasket? will seal properly with these
>>> heights and variation?
>>> Further, what do you like to use for sealer on the (steel) figure 8's
>>> steel shim gaskets?
>>> Rich Rock
>>> Fot mailing list
>>> You are subscribed as email@example.com
> Fot mailing list
> You are subscribed as firstname.lastname@example.org
Fot mailing list