Tech Tip #5: Perkins and Deutz Gasket Paper; What to Use in a Pinch

Dr. Diesel
Written by Dr. Diesel

Helpful invention when you are in need of a gasket for your Perkins or Deutz

Installing a water pump on your Perkins and need a gasket? Your NAPA store in Antigua isn’t open on Sunday?

Pizza and cereal boxes make excellent materials for water pump and thermostat gasket paper. Just apply a little Permatex to each side of the cardboard and you can forget about buying rolls of gasket paper ever again! This field expedient method works well on the new water cooled Deutz engines also.

Dr. Diesel
Written by Dr. Diesel
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