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Old 12-05-2012, 07:56 AM   #18
Dan Alexander
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post
Clean, dry is not necessary or preferred. Jim
That's what I thought ... thanks

I recall from my K-bike days that valve cover gaskets worked much better at stopping leaks when they had a light coat of oil. Helps the seal to 'seal' it seems
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