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03-05-2010 08:30 PM
Garyk I have the aluminum cover and I used the black RTV, so far no leaks.
03-04-2010 08:50 PM
crtaylor here is the 6cyl. onehttp://www.napaonline.com/Search/Detail.aspx?A=FPGVS50522T_0147108898&An=599001+101 995+50038+2038050

not sure where the hell i got mine for the 2.5 ,still looking

Dang link isnt working give me a minute
03-04-2010 08:04 PM
crtaylor
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Originally Posted by jpdocdave View Post
i say neither one of those choices, i hate cork gaskets.
x2 look for the permseal gasket ,its made out of rubber and has steel inside it. Reuseable Ive had my valve cover off several times .Dont ask why it seals every time .Ill try and find a part #
03-04-2010 05:19 PM
jpdocdave i say neither one of those choices, i hate cork gaskets.
03-04-2010 12:17 PM
watermelon It's definitely metal. I didn't realize that the valve cover could be either plastic or aluminum on that model, hence my confusion.

Thank you for the advice!
03-04-2010 11:12 AM
Pylonpounder From what I can see, the only difference is if the valve cover on your engine is plastic or if it is aluminum. Open up your hood and tap on it- if it seems plastic get that one, if it seems metal get the one for the aluminum cover.
03-04-2010 10:52 AM
watermelon
Valve Cover Gasket question

Hi. I have the dreaded but expected valve cover leak. I am--how shall I put it--not very mechanically inclined but, with the help of a mechanically inclined friend, I will be attempting to replace the gasket. I have a '93 Wrangler 4cyl/2.5L with the original engine.

My question is: which Fel-Pro gasket should I pick up at the local auto store (they were not very helpful in explaining the difference)?

FEL-PRO Part # VS50421C
OHV engine; w/Aluminum valve cover; Cork

or

FEL-PRO Part # VS50430C
OHV engine; w/Plastic valve cover; Cork

I tried to figure this out through the magic of Google but both gaskets keep being recommended for my model.

If this is a stupid question, I apologize. Your advice is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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