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question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) #62087 Nov 21, 11:38pm Nov 21, 11:38pm
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question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts)
I was going to remove the valve cover on my car to replace the lift bolts, and after checking a toyota techincal service bullitin I noticed they included a sealant which was to be used when reattching valve cover. Is this necessary? are the gaskets on the gts valve covers rubber?
Ive checked other threads where lift bolt is discussed and no one mentions doing this, but I wanted to be sure.

Re: question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) [Re: OOSilver_S] #62088 Nov 22, 3:08am Nov 22, 3:08am
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Yes you do need some silicone. It goes in the corners of the valve cover. When you remove it, you will also need to get rid of the excess silicone that is on the block to reveal a smooth surface. Then apply the new silicone.

Re: question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #62089 Nov 22, 10:24am Nov 22, 10:24am
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many thanks

Re: question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) [Re: OOSilver_S] #62090 Nov 22, 5:21pm Nov 22, 5:21pm
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Re: question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) [Re: OOSilver_S] #62091 Nov 23, 1:42am Nov 23, 1:42am
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After rereading my post, I notice a mistake. I meant 'head' instead of 'block'.

Re: question about valve cover removal (for lift bolts) [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #62092 Nov 24, 10:57am Nov 24, 10:57am
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Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan

Yes you do need some silicone. It goes in the corners of the valve cover. When you remove it, you will also need to get rid of the excess silicone that is on the block to reveal a smooth surface. Then apply the new silicone.


The FIPG Sealant is about $11 and the hole tube should last you along time for many lift bolt changes. The FIPG Sealant is great stuff.thumbsup


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