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Old 01-17-2021, 03:24 PM   #1
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Has anyone used Permatex Right Stuff ???

Is it just a repackaged other product ???

Pros and cons ???
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Old 01-17-2021, 03:31 PM   #2
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The stuff is actually a lot better than anything else I have used. Its expensive but when I use it its for some extremely demanding application. Example I use no gaskets on some of my race engines especially in the oil pan and timing cover area the Right stuff can take this abuse and seal everything nicely.
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Old 01-17-2021, 03:34 PM   #3
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Ive used it on transmission counter shafts and works good
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Old 01-17-2021, 05:17 PM   #4
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As posted,it is a very good sealer and not just a repackaged clone. Right Stuff, when used on clean dry parts (as it should be) is seriously strong. You may well have a difficult time getting some stuff back apart so be sure to keep that in mind.Not that it's impossible to remove, but it is very tenacious.
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Old 01-17-2021, 06:17 PM   #5
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Not cheap, but good stuff...
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Old 01-17-2021, 06:29 PM   #6
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There is a reason it is called "the right stuff". It is in my opinion the best on the market.
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Old 01-18-2021, 06:00 AM   #7
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my mechanic saves it for special jobs only. Not cheap!
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Old 01-19-2021, 11:05 AM   #8
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The guys in my shop have used The Right Stuff for some time on all of my Diesel Trucks, Quality only hurts once!
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Old 01-19-2021, 11:08 AM   #9
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I've been using it on my last couple engine rebuilds. It's a very good product I've had no leaks on any of them. I find it much better than RTV
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Old 01-19-2021, 11:17 AM   #10
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I once had a customer with aftermarket v/c's on a sbc. Store-bought gaskets didn't fit, and leaked bad. I made the complete 'gasket' out of Right Stuff, it sealed perfectly, never leaked again. Very convincing experience.
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Old 01-19-2021, 11:17 AM   #11
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Would this be a good product to use on head bolts/studs?
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Old 01-19-2021, 12:30 PM   #12
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We used to use it on Chevy head bolts, or any other bolt/stud into water, works great! No seeping head bolts after we went to it.
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Old 01-20-2021, 05:37 PM   #13
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We used it for header gaskets on roundy round car works great
It's the best stuff I've ever used a little bit pricey but will worth it


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Old 01-27-2021, 11:22 AM   #14
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Is this the same stuff recomended for attaching new running board rubber to the metal running board?
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Old 01-27-2021, 11:36 AM   #15
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I used it on a B.B. Chevy intake manifold at the block about five or six years ago no problems


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