Sealing 4-Mix

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ed2hess, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    Does it matter what kind of gasket sealant I use?


    Will this altra black do?

    DITCHDIGGIN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    Hondabond is what we've always used when sealing the cases.
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  3. Graverunner68

    Graverunner68 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    I was thinking the red high temp stuff. I bet the black will work though that case can't get much hotter than engine valve cover.
  4. Walker56

    Walker56 LawnSite Fanatic
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    We use Dirko sealing compound. Never a problem
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  5. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Hondabond is the hot lick. Yamabond ( same chit ) works very well, Dirko is some good stuff, Personally I use Hylomar, I figure iffen it's good 'nuff fer Harley cases, it should work on stihl stuff. Any of the above are good choices, just don't go apechit with the application.
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