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1-on-1 with Cometic Gasket’s Bob Gorman

Cometic Gasket was founded in 1989 with the concept of developing custom engine gaskets. Founder and Owner Bob Gorman wanted to supply people with what they truly needed, not with what they were forced to buy. Today, the company operates out of 78,000 sq.-ft. and has become one of the premiere gasket brands in the

Engine Sealing Using Hoops and Receiver Grooves

When building engines beyond 2,000 horsepower, cylinder pressures can get intense, making the head gasket’s job of sealing the engine a tough one. To create better engine seal in these high-horsepower applications, engine builders such as Steve Morris of Steve Morris Engines, use hoops. In this Steve Tech, Steve walks you through how today’s hoops

Talking Gaskets and Seals with the Pros

Modern engines have taken us a long way from traditional gasket and seal design, and advancements in the technology and composition of rubber as well as advancements in molding processes have brought sealing capabilities to a new level.

Video: Damaging Engine Gaskets Due to Over Pressurization

Almost every technician has a cooling system pressure tester in their toolboxes. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.

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.