How to Tighten Cork Gaskets?

Answer Cork gaskets have been around longer than you have. For a good number of years, farmers and ranchers made homemade cork gaskets to service their farm machinery and other vehicles. It was not uncomm... Read More »

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How to Install Cork Replacement Gaskets?

Pressed cork gaskets absorb oil that causes the gasket to expand during use. The additional expansion allows the gasket to provide a strong seal between rigid parts. Over time, heat causes cork gas... Read More »

How to Install Cork Valve Cover Gaskets?

Before the use of modern rubber gaskets, many automotive gaskets were made of cork. Most commonly, cork gaskets were used for valve covers, timing chain covers, oil pans and intake manifolds. Like ... Read More »

Problems With Head Gaskets & Manifold Gaskets?

The head gasket seals the smooth surfaces between the head and the engine block, and the intake manifold gasket seals the surfaces between the engine and manifold. These gaskets can create addition... Read More »

How do you glue cork to cork?

You could use a hot glue gun or water based contact cement