Originally Posted by gary the wolf
all this for a cracked housing,,,mine took a hour to change
LoL, if you put a stock one back on and keep the car long, you will put several more on, they are made to LEAK!
The only thing that Doorman did with the housing was use a little thicker walled inner tube for their seal, its going to leak again.
After you change it two or three more time you can get it done in well under an hour.
I did think about using cork gasket material instead of the paper. I know one thing I'm not going to use the inner tube seal again! I'll Epoxy it solid to the head before I do that, you don't have to take the housing off to change the thermostat so it could be permanently bonded to the head for all I care.