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My 307 has Leaky Valve Covers. I want to fix them ONCE. Any ideas... double gaskets, gasket goop, heavy metal covers that don't distort????
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Interesting, I was just going to ask this same thing. I too have a 307.
 

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Use the long spring type reinforcments.Corvairs had this problem these were used the cure it.They are now in chrome most times the problem is overtightening...FRED

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After fighting with the silver cork gaskets for a year I finally decided to invest the $12 in a good set of rubber gaskets. So far, no more leaks.

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by markcord:
After fighting with the silver cork gaskets for a year I finally decided to invest the $12 in a good set of rubber gaskets. So far, no more leaks.

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This is the ONLY solution I've found. FelPro Gaskets are the best in my opinion........


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One of the biggest problems with valve covers is over-tightening the hold down bolts. I do this all the time and finally started using a nut driver to tighten the bolts by hand and this works great.
 

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Yep. Just hit your local parts store (NAPA, Advanced Auto, etc.). They're sure to have 'em.

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I'm using the double thick, laminated (cork/steel/cork) Fel-Pro gaskets. They are reusable. With long spreaders and light torque, I've had zero leaks. This is with stamped aluminum Moroso covers. They are pricey, around $30.

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Pat Kelly is right. There simply is not a better gasket on the market in my opinion. The one you require is fel pro part number 1641.
 

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