Anyone use anything on their gaskets when installing a new water pump on a 194 6 cyl? Or just dry install?
good question ---- I do put a "thin coat" of 'RTV silicone on the water-pump side , then just stick (the gasket on) , install w/pump.
Even a thin coat on each side ( w/pump side & engine side) would not hurt anything either. What type "Fan Blade you run on your 194 - 6" ?
ps. -- I use either Blue or Red RTV silicone , have fun ….
I have always used a very thin film of RTV but this is a subject of many opinions. None of them bad because they all work as long as nothing is applied in excess.
Hell, I hope not. That's why I use oil or grease on them. The second they mate, things start to go bad.Bearings are a mating surface, soo......