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Old 05-07-15, 05:29 PM   #11
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Ok thank you I will order it now, sorry for all the questions I'm still new to this type of thing.

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Old 05-07-15, 09:38 PM   #12
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Generally speaking, you should use the thinnest gasket material that will do the job. Too thick a gasket can cause distortion, leading to a poor seal and damage to components.

If your going to use a sealant with the gaskets, you won't go wrong with Welseal - not cheap, but you get what you pay for.

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Old 06-07-15, 02:36 PM   #13
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The old (probably original) gasket between the air vessel and the body on my H2 spray pump measured around 3.5mm in thickness. I used rubberised cork gasket sheet of around 3mm thick to replace this and the gear bracket gasket, lightly smearing both sides of each home-made gasket with non-setting gasket sealer (wear disposable gloves for this, it's messy stuff that doesn't want to come off!).

My pump ran fine with these gaskets on its first outing at this year's 1000 Engine Rally, and I don't foresee any problems occurring with them. However, one potential issue to check is that the piston/plunger cross-bar doesn't come into contact with one of the gland flanges at each end of its travel to and fro. So I'd turn the pump drive wheel slowly by hand to check the plunger goes back and to without anything fouling before I tried to run it. Hope this is useful.
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Old 06-07-15, 03:41 PM   #14
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Thank you Jules

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Old 06-07-15, 06:25 PM   #15
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Nothing worse than a fouling plunger, eh Jules !!

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