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What happens when you leave a rocker cover gasket in fuel..

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by savage1987, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. savage1987

    savage1987 Donating Member

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    what happened to it, it looks alright.
    Matt
     
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    i think it expanded?
    leave it out to dry off and it should shrink back to size.
     
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    Zeussy SSM11K

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    ^^^ Yeah, I was thinking that too...

    Worth a try!
     
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    it IS worth a try, but i seriously doubt it will return back to it's original size.
     
  6. savage1987

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    That photo is a bit hard to see but it grew to almost twice its normal size :p

    It's one we don't need anyway so it's all good.
     
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    lil_mickey LOUD AND PROUD

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    lol... just get a bigger rocker cover... duh...
     
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    Morton For external use only

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    lmao savage, I'll use that for my V8 rockers ^_^ :p
     
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    yeah it was a bit of a surprise.. pulled it out of the bucket of fuel and paul and i just thought we were tripping out because of the petrol fumes :p
     
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    Calaber Nil Bastardo Carborundum

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    It'll buff out......
     
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    Put it back in the fuel, see how big it gets.

    Maybe it's like one of those dinosaurs or crocodiles you put in water and they grow "700%" their normal size...
     
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    lmao that's an awesome idea. Maybe if I leave it in a bit longer I can use it for a sump gasket :p. Nobody has one in stock in the area, I wanted to get the motor together today..
     
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    VL Berlina 5speed Apprentice Panel Pusher

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    if your in a rush try heating it up with a lighter or blow torch, might shrink alot quicker or evaporate totally:whistling
     
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    CANYONERO Likes Cheese...

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    thats what i was thinking lol
     
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    takes more fuel than that u get me off my chops i have a resistance now
     
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    lmao you dweeb

    I was feeling weird yesterday draining my transmission oil, couldn't work out why. Then I realised the waste oil pan right beside my head was full of fuel :p
     

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