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Old 03-09-2007, 04:01 PM   #1
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i search and went to ford they are no help. does ford cam cover gasket come with the o-rings for the openings around the spark plugs? the guy at ford parts was saying he thinks the plug wires seal it. i'm a tech for 4 year and i never heared plug wires seal oil. any help would be great


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SVT's dont have those, its a solid gasket. The only thing besides the gasket is the bolts with the grommets. The svt valvecover seals around the plugs by the gasket only.
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SVT's dont have those, its a solid gasket. The only thing besides the gasket is the bolts with the grommets. The svt valvecover seals around the plugs by the gasket only.
so does the cam cover gasket come w/ new solid gaskets or not?
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The valvecover gasket is a one piece, there are no grommets for the spark plugs. It has a sealing surface that is kind of like two rectangles around the plugs and theyre down in a kind of like valley.
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Old 03-09-2007, 04:19 PM   #5
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Does this help, this is a svt gasket:
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thank you that helps alot and thats motorcraft gasket right?
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Lol, this is getting kind of funny. What part of this setup doesnt make since to you? This doesnt have grommets like a Honda. It has a sealing surface around the circumference of the plug galley. If you have oil down in there, just put you a valvecover gasket on her. Also check the VCT solenoid and see if it leaking. The center part of the gasket in the pic is what seals off the plug galley.
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i understand that i'm asking the gasket in the picture it is a motorcraft gasket from ford or aftermarket
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Dont think im being short with ya, just getting a little cracked up with ya, lol. Its ok, i can understand if youre used to alot of other engines that have the plug hole grommets. These dont.
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Motorcraft doent make valvecover gaskets. Thats only a Ford item, i work for Ford.
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