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Discuss the Austin Healey Sprite and the MG Midget. Two different but similar cars sometimes referred to collectively as the Spridget.

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    Sump Installation

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    I'm installing the sump on my 948. Do i use blue or black RTV fluid on the gasket?


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    Re: Sump Installation

    I use the black on oil pans resistant to fuel and oil. Blue I use on intake manifolds and water pumps. But, black works there too. See which is more resistant to fluids and heat.
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    Re: Sump Installation

    Quote Originally Posted by LarryK View Post
    I use the black on oil pans resistant to fuel and oil. Blue I use on intake manifolds and water pumps. But, black works there too. See which is more resistant to fluids and heat.
    Thanks Larry

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