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PostSubject: Seal Sticks for 440   Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:00 pm

I need a pr of the old school side sticks for the rear seal cap for a 440 I think from 350 t0 440 will work. I bought one of the new hot dog silicone ones and put in but I don't like them They have funky ones that come with the seals any more if any at all.
Some guys just fill it with silicone but I don't like that. Another way is fill it with twine and keep beating it in with a nail that has the sharp point taken off. You put in some twine and use a small hammer with the nail, Takes a while but it does work. Old school.

Smile If anybody has any let me now and Will figure out a price and I would appreciate it very much.

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PostSubject: Re: Seal Sticks for 440   Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Bob, I checked the stack of old gasket sets I have here, but didn't have any luck. If I had some, they would have been yours.

Have you tried asking at a Napa parts store? Seems to me I lost some of those when rebuilding a customers engine, and I was able to get a Fel-Pro set singularly, and not have to buy the entire set.

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PostSubject: Re: Seal Sticks for 440   Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:14 pm

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Bob, I checked the stack of old gasket sets I have here, but didn't have any luck. If I had some, they would have been yours.

Have you tried asking at a Napa parts store? Seems to me I lost some of those when rebuilding a customers engine, and I was able to get a Fel-Pro set singularly, and not have to buy the entire set.

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John They are almost impossable to find any more. I put one of the new hot dog one in that was made out of silicone with a hollow inside, I do not like them Im going to take it out. Hemi George said he would look but havent heard from him . I have several racing friends to call mabbe they will have some. If not the twkine thng I told you about works great but takes some time, You have to keep putting the twine in till it is solid like steel. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Seal Sticks for 440   Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:47 pm

Bob you need the Rope Seal version? I may have that.
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PostSubject: Re: Seal Sticks for 440   Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:08 pm

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Bob you need the Rope Seal version? I may have that.
Joe here is the new verson of them and they are made ouht of silicone. I put them in but didn't like them. I have talke to a couple friends of mine that are Mopar guys and engine builders and they say they don't use them anymore they have went to silicone quite a while ago. They don't use the strips but silicone the backside of the cap at the rear of the engine block . They use the grey ultra or a product called the right Stuff.

So that is what Im going to do. Thanks so much Joe. Smile

http://store.440source.com/Silicone-Rear-Seal-End-Strips-Kit/productinfo/144-1001/

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