Arctic Silver + Head Gasket



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Survey says:

Easy way to spot a warped head, so I planed out a known good head and it feels good as new.

Gonna have to find a nice aftermarket head that doesn't warp and try again.
 

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metal bearing paints such as copper and aluminum have always been good on metal gaskets - they also transfer heat well too
 

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Probably not the best sealant, copper spray gasket yes maybe, but an actual copper gasket can be annealed and used over and over with just fine heat transfer. If I couldn't scrape the cpu paste off with a piece of newspaper I'd be more willing to trust it.

Planing the head and cylinder to have a perfectly flat surface can completely remove any real head gasket from the equation, almost perfect will let you use a piece of flimsy teflon tape in place of a true gasket, no knowledge of the heat transfer ability.
 

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Probably not the best sealant, copper spray gasket yes maybe, but an actual copper gasket can be annealed and used over and over with just fine heat transfer. If I couldn't scrape the cpu paste off with a piece of newspaper I'd be more willing to trust it.

Planing the head and cylinder to have a perfectly flat surface can completely remove any real head gasket from the equation, almost perfect will let you use a piece of flimsy teflon tape in place of a true gasket, no knowledge of the heat transfer ability.
I bet it burns up before this gallon is done and it's running like a silver gasket the whole time.
 
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What scared me was when the head sucked that sh*t in my performance dropped to pedaling speeds for about 15 minutes until I fixed the head.

I like that level of strict, I don't want to get away with air leaks.
 

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Oh yeah it sucked it in that makes sense too... I hope it didn't eff anything up.

I wonder what might happen if we force fed other things to a two stroke...
 

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Oh yeah it sucked it in that makes sense too... I hope it didn't eff anything up.

I wonder what might happen if we force fed other things to a two stroke...
Wasn't bad enough to foul the plug so I'm not concerned.

I dumped a bunch of powderized graphite in my sparkplug port one day - had to change the first fouled plug and then it ran like a hot knife through butter.

I've been doing lead substitute additive which is giving me synthetic oil results.

Next force fed measure is a 12v fan on the carburetor air intake, all my research says 1cfm per horsepower.
 

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Wasn't bad enough to foul the plug so I'm not concerned.

I dumped a bunch of powderized graphite in my sparkplug port one day - had to change the first fouled plug and then it ran like a hot knife through butter.

I've been doing lead substitute additive which is giving me synthetic oil results.

Next force fed measure is a 12v fan on the carburetor air intake, all my research says 1cfm per horsepower.
Your not going to have an engine for long!
 
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