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Old 01-21-2013, 03:43 PM   #10
Katoom72
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Originally Posted by murphyKTM View Post
I would advise caution applying anything that sets to an o ring to help it seal, especially if there is movement or alignment issues in the joint.The whole concept of o rings is that they deform in a controlled manner and if you put in some liquid gasket material that may then turn hard, you may effect the o rings chances of sealing under vibration or movement with heating and cooling.
I have found that some decent lube on the o rings so that they seat happliey is the most important factor.
You have to have happy well lubricated o rings!!

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I always grease the o-rings with marine grade Suzuki water resistant grease. No luck in that department. The tubing is rubbed in a bit and the o-ring lacks the form to seal it properly.
So i had 2 options, new tubing or liquid gasket. My cheap-o solution seems to be fine after 8000km. :)
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