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Old 07-08-2014, 06:44 PM   #1
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f2 header gasket

Alright everyone. I have an f2 header installed and it's pretty hot. Idk how to describe this heat, but lets just say, when I replaced my gasket for a leak, it was burnt to a crisp. I honestly have never seen that before and I have gasket maker between the flange that connects the header to the flex.

My question is, was there a special gasket for the flanges that came with this header? Like (i think it's) aluminum that could help?


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IDK about that header, I use the oem gasket w/ my fwerks header.
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What kind of gasket was used?

Most exh. types are a sandwich style, with aluminum outer being common.

Gasket maker? Any RTV type would crisp.
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Uhhhh, i guess the ones you find at any autoparts store. They kinda feel like cardboard (i know they arent though)
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Use the oem ford one.
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my gasket I had before for the f2 header was letting exhaust go between the ports between the header and head flange... I heard an exhaust leak

I eventually went back to an OEM with an OEM gasket prior to getting rid of it...

copper sealant I believe is rated up to 1200 degrees so using some of it to help seal the exhaust should be good to go.
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