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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-07-2012, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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Rocker box gaskets

I have a 84 fxr what rocker box gaskets are better rubber or cork


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Can't go wrong with cometic

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Not cork.

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Cool thanks i think ill go cometic


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Rubber. Cork stopped after the shovelhead.

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Rocker box gaskets

Got new gaskets in about two hundred miles ago nice not being smoked out at stop lights any more plus i dont have to clean burnt oil off my pipes after every ride


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Re: Rocker box gaskets

cometic garbage genuine james gaskets are the way to go and go rubber the newer motors have higher compression in witch the cork cannot handle witch is why cork stopped when shovelheads did.

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cometic garbage genuine james gaskets are the way to go and go rubber the newer motors have higher compression in witch the cork cannot handle witch is why cork stopped when shovelheads did.

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That's what I ended up with was James they stoped the leak i was kinda intimidated about doing it but it was easy its so nice not having oil leaking all over


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