Exhaust gaskets

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by rkf09fxdb, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. rkf09fxdb

    rkf09fxdb Member

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    Just wondering. I've taken my exhaust of a couple of times. Do I need to change out the exhaust gaskets in the cylinder heads? The ones in there now don't look bad I'm just concerned that since I've remove the exhaust a few times that it wouldn't be a bad idea to change them out. I don't have that many miles on my Street Bob.
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    If they are in good shape you can reuse them.
     
  3. wildspirit97

    wildspirit97 Senior Member

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  4. rkf09fxdb

    rkf09fxdb Member

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    Thanks guys. I'll probably try to reuse the ones I have.
     
  5. Elmosac

    Elmosac Active Member

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    By the book they are a one time use item. You are supposed to replace them each time you pull the head pipe off. They don't cost much, so why risk a leak?
     
  6. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    As said they are cheap sometimes you can find um on that bay for 10 for 10$ why take a chance of having to take it back apart