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Offline monty9120

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« on: 14 May 2012, 20:19 »
hi all. does a 1.8 turbo golf have a normal sump gasket

i have been on euro car parts and it seems to show a sealant instead. if this is the case whats the best thing to buy and best way to apply it

kind regards lee

Offline Toby

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Re: sump
« Reply #1 on: 14 May 2012, 20:29 »
i use silicone, never had any problems  :lipsrsealed: i leave it a while to go off, then fill with oil.

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Offline thatwillis

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Re: sump
« Reply #2 on: 14 May 2012, 21:21 »
Yupp Gasket sealant. Squirt it all the way round. And shove it in (on) :laugh:

Offline rio_gti

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Re: sump
« Reply #3 on: 14 May 2012, 22:56 »
Get it on the bay for about £9 look up item 120820807298 squeeze it on leave it 5 mins then bolt it up you'll only need about a 3mm bead.

A mate of mine got a rubber gasket for his Audi which he reused 3 times but ain't got a clue where he got it from but I couldn't find one

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Re: sump
« Reply #4 on: 15 May 2012, 00:09 »
I used sealant on mine, has been fine.
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