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Water pump manifold gasket?

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  • JDP
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    Dad was right, but since I seal both sides anyway the next guy will have to scrape regardless. Besides, how many times to have have a bad water manifold.

    64 Commander 2 dr.
    64 Daytona HT
    63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk (Black)
    63 Avanti R1
    63 Daytona convert
    63 Lark 2 door
    63 Lark 2 door #2
    62 Daytona HT/ 4 speed
    62 Lark 2 door
    60 Lark HT
    60 Hawk
    59 3E truck
    52 Starliner
    51 Commander

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  • laughinlark
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    My dad taught me to put the sealer on the part that comes off. If I was replacing the water pump and the gasket was sealed to the water manifold? Then I would have to scrape the gasket off the manifold while on the car. If myself or someone else down the road had to change the pump again and gasket was sealed on the pump the gasket would stay on the pump and could be removed easier on the bench.

    Gordon

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  • John Ratliff
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    Thanks, alot JDP. The P.O. didn't use any gaskets or sealer that I could tell.[V][V]

    John Ratliff

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  • JDP
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    I use Hi-Tack gasket sealer to stick them on the block.

    64 Commander 2 dr.
    64 Daytona HT
    63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk (Black)
    63 Avanti R1
    63 Daytona convert
    63 Lark 2 door
    63 Lark 2 door #2
    62 Daytona HT/ 4 speed
    62 Lark 2 door
    60 Lark HT
    60 Hawk
    59 3E truck
    52 Starliner
    51 Commander

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  • John Ratliff
    started a topic Water pump manifold gasket?

    Water pump manifold gasket?

    I am new at this so can one of the experts out there tell me, do I install the water pump manifold gaskets on the manifold first when reinstaling, or on the block. Should I use some gasket sealer to hold them in place while instaling the manifold?[:I][?]
    Kinda late in life to be starting wrenching on old cars.

    John Ratliff
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