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Gasket Sealant


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BMW pan gasket comes with heat-activated sealant already applied. The side with the lettering (same as valve cover gaskets).
My favorite used to be aviation form a gasket. I used it on everything.
Many a shop will say, don't use any sealer on anything.
Today, there are many excellent sealing products for any application.
And there are far fewer leaks today than ever. I think it's the sealer.
Watch any of the videos showing engine assembly. They use sealer on everything.
You can't use too much sealer. You can't use the wrong sealer. But I think there should always be sealer.