1987 3.0LX mercruisers head bolt help

Discussion in 'Gas Engines' started by kenrahe, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. kenrahe
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    kenrahe Sunseeker

    Thanks everyone for ring help now I have another question about the head bolts.The service manual says to coat the head bolts with a sealer but don't recomend what type I know it should be marine grade but can anyone give me and actual name brand or something I can get at my parts store.......
  2. powerabout
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    powerabout Senior Member

    GM have their own stuff #1050026 but I have used loctite thread and pipesealer plenty of times or permatex #2
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Non-hardening gasket sealer. I have rebuilt dozens of them and never had a failure.
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