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Exhaust Gasket

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by wilsonpj, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Jul 27, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    wilsonpj

    wilsonpj [OP] Well-Known Member

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    TRD Cat back exhaust. TRD CAI. All-Pro armor, Brush Guard, LR UCA's, OME 3in lift, 16x8 KMC Enduros and 285x75x16 Goodyear Dura Tracs
    What are some good brands of exhaust gaskets. My cat back gasket is blown/leaking pretty bad.

    Our exhausts are 2in or 2.5in? I forget. FWIW I have the TRD cat back.
     
  2. Jul 27, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Get one from the dealer. Use a thin layer of copper RTV, then set the gasket on the Y pipe, put a thin layer of RTV on the inside of the cat back, and connect.
     
  3. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    wilsonpj

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    what is copper RTV?
     
  4. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    High temp gasket sealer

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  5. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    wilsonpj

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    Sweet, looks like fun. Thx. Why the dealer for gaskets, do they carry good brands? In the past I have had both well built gaskets and poorly made ones when ordering exhaust parts.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    the OEM gaskets seem less likely to get leaks. In my experience.
     
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