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Old 02-23-2007, 03:42 AM   #1
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Default What's the best brand for up/downpipe gaskets

What kind of gaskets have you guys had good results with?
Any good particular place to do business with? -thanks
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Old 02-23-2007, 05:33 AM   #2
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OEM.

For uppipe gaskets, I tried the Crucial Racing copper gaskets and they leaked. Tried the SubyDude 5-ply gaskets and they blew out. I will never use anything other than OEM ever again.
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Old 02-23-2007, 10:14 AM   #3
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+1 for OEM.

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Old 02-23-2007, 01:14 PM   #4
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Old 02-23-2007, 01:23 PM   #5
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Thanks guys, I'll go with OEM.
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Old 02-23-2007, 01:35 PM   #6
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and if you don't want them from the dealership try
www.subarugenuineparts.com
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:18 PM   #8
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oem using the factory tightening sequence
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:31 PM   #9
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OEM!! Anybody who says otherwise is quite simply WRONG!
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OEM.

For uppipe gaskets, I tried the Crucial Racing copper gaskets and they leaked. Tried the SubyDude 5-ply gaskets and they blew out. I will never use anything other than OEM ever again.
Dang...I've got Crucial Racing gaskets ready to go on tomorrow.........hope they don't leak on ME........
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Tried crucial gaskets... they leaked. Went back to OEM and was
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