Video: Can a Gasket Change Torque Specifications?
Learn how to find info on gasket torque specifications from OE and aftermarket manufacturer sources. Sponsored by MAHLE.
Gaskets and Engine Sealing
What a difference a century makes. Engine sealing technology has come a long way from the days when motors were expected to leak and drip past the gasket and onto the ground or vent out into the atmosphere. In the early 20th century, when most people were switching from horses to cars, other, more natural
We Have Lift Off – Head lift and a look beyond the gasket
In the 1980s, many racers were experimenting with turbochargers on stock engines. Colossal horsepower and torque numbers could be produced for a short period until the engine self-destructed. One of the weakest links they focused on was how to keep the head attached to the block under extreme pressures. Many engine builders experimented with copper
Mike Rowe Admits Leakage Problems in New Fel-Pro Campaign
Mike Rowe, media personality known for bringing attention to all sorts of dirty situations, says he had a leakage problem – but he got help and hopes his words can help others deal with embarrassing leaks too. In a comprehensive consumer awareness campaign from Fel-Pro Gaskets, a brand from Federal-Mogul Motorparts, vehicle owners are urged
2018 Fel-Pro Performance Catalog
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has released the 2018 Fel-Pro Performance Gaskets Catalog, which features 97 additional performance gaskets, sets and related sealing products.
Moroso Oil Pan and Transmission Gaskets
Moroso has introduced an oil pan gasket for BBC Mark 4 engines and a transmission gasket for the GM 4L80E, 700R4 automatic transmissions.
MAHLE Introduces New Performance Gaskets
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. has introduced a new line of MAHLE Performance gaskets for high-performance engines. The line initially covers select gaskets for the most popular engines modified for increased output.
‘Better Way’ Campaign Aims to Improve Dana Customer Service
During a press conference at the 2017 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas, Dana Corp. introduced a new campaign designed to provide a better customer experience for customers using the Victor Reinz and Spicer brands in the aftermarket.
Mr. Gasket Master Pack Gasket Sets
Mr. Gasket now stocks valve cover master packs for numerous specialty and race engine applications. The first of a series of new releases over the coming months, these sets include intake gaskets, header gaskets, and oil pan gaskets.
Sealing Combustion Pressure: The Many Functions of Diesel Gaskets
To keep a diesel engine together, the most critical sealing component is the cylinder head gasket. The explosive force of the diesel’s cylinders cause engine vibration and cylinder head shift. Under high boost conditions (usually around 40 psi), the cylinder head will literally try to lift from the cylinder block.
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. Expands Its Product Lines by Adding 150 New Part Numbers
MAHLE Aftermarket Inc. recently introduced 150 new part numbers including 77 new MAHLE Original gasket part numbers. The new offerings are for a variety of gaskets, pistons and piston rings, filters, valves, engine bearings, and turbochargers now available for both light vehicle and heavy-duty applications.
Fel-Pro High-Temperature Alloy Turbocharger Gaskets
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Fel-Pro Gaskets brand now offers an exclusive line of performance turbocharger gaskets engineered to withstand the extreme temperatures encountered in high-end racing engines.