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post #1 of 7 Old 01-13-2007, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
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Trouble w/ V-bands sealing?

Does anyone have any trouble getting their v-band clamps to seal up? I'm getting a tiny exhaust leak at the turbo to downpipe and from the crossover to the turbo mount. Clamps are tight and don't look to be bent.

Any tricks? Maybe a dab of some copper rtv?

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post #2 of 7 Old 01-13-2007, 01:46 PM
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I put copper or orange looking RTV(the high temp stuff) on everything accept the slip over pipes. They didnt look like they needed it.

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i used rtv on everything as well

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Copper RTV on those V-Bands and no Leaky
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Thanks for the help. I kinda figured Copper rtv would be ok, but I didn't want to be the idiot who used it and wasn't supposed to, lol.

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I re-tighten clamp after one heat cycle...
As said RTV copper...

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I've never had a leak with mine, even w/o RTV.

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