I am almost ready for first engine start with a salvaged O-235 C2C. While doing pre-oiling the blanked vacuum pad started leaking oil. After pulling the blank I discovered a bad gasket.

So the question is:

Should I source a proper gasket?

Or is it acceptable to use high temp form a gasket instead?

I have been unable to find a definitive answer to this one.

Thanks, Matt Stecher

Skydive Houston 37XA

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I’ll jump in first. Couldn’t cost much, order a new one and be done.

Your right, at the time of my original post I had not had any luck finding the part number for the gasket, but further searching turned up the parts catalog for the engine and its the #8313 that I need.

Thanks, Matt


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