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Aluminum trans pan

(1990 Chevrolet Camaro)
in Hope, ID on May 20, 2010
Should I use any kind of sealant with a rubber gasket on a cast aluminum pan on my 1983 turbo 350? What would be the torque on the pan bolts?
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on May 21, 2010
There should be some torque specs with the pan and yes there should also be some directions for where to place the silicone. 100 -120 inch pounds of torque is pretty standard for a rubber gasket though that is about 8-10 ft lbs. ( 8x 12 + 96 10x 12 = 120 etc )
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