r100GSPD oil pan gasket

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by akabeton, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. akabeton

    akabeton Adventurer

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    61,000 miles, the original gasket has started weeping. I can’t complain it’s a reasonably inexpensive BMW part.

    Should I stick with the paper style gasket or try the silicone ones, or use another form of sealant?
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  2. Solo Lobo

    Solo Lobo airhead or nothing Supporter

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    Paper, no sealant
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  3. Disston

    Disston ShadeTreeExpert

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    +1
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  4. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    no silicon gasket.
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  5. Grayghost60

    Grayghost60 Green Mean Slow Machine

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    Tried the "REAL" (Brand name) Silicone gaskets for the oil pan, BING float bowl gaskets, as well as the valve covers. Lasted two rides and then started to deform like crazy. Valve covers started to leak. Back to the OEM gaskets for me.
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