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Hi, I have questions about the Coppergasket.

1.
before a few years When I got the Coppergasket, the material seemed too hard to me, so I had it annealed softly in an electroplating company.
(Info :I ringed my liners)
and when installing I also used copper gasket spray

Was this necessary??


2. Since I have ringed, can I use this gasket again after dismantling the cylinder head?
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26 views and no ideas ? :D
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You can re use a copper gasket but it must be annealed in an oven or with a blow torch in the 70's we used a blow torch I did my apprenticeship on MK1 lotus and Mk2 twin cams they all had copper then.
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Copper gasket + annealing + wire is what I used in my 200mph bike and also what we use in Storm (at 65psi boost). I have also used Gasgacinch, but I'm not convinced it was necessary if everything else is correct.
First to 200mph (2006) and still the fastest (211mph)
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I'm worried about whether I'll hit the grooves that the rings have pressed in when I reuse them.
Or should I turn the seal over?
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youngblood wrote: Tue Oct 03, 2023 1:47 pm You can re use a copper gasket but it must be annealed in an oven or with a blow torch in the 70's we used a blow torch I did my apprenticeship on MK1 lotus and Mk2 twin cams they all had copper then.
how many degrees ?
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When it starts to change colour stop it only takes a few minutes to anneal
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