Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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hobo
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Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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Being new to my Pan, my curiosity is going to probably frustrate some of you on the forum so I'll try to stay on topic. I notice talk about an insulator block for my M74B, yet when I pulled it there was only one gasket (not two plus the block in the middle as I understand it). With the discussions about manifold leaks, is getting this block one of the first things I should do (along with the actual testing for leaks)?

Thanks again guys - Haven't rode the Pan yet for fear of causing damage by not checking everything out first, but I'm chomping at the bit!

Hobo



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Re: Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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Forget responding to this one guys. The "gotta have it" threads seem to outnumber the "you can do without it" ones, and in only two days I've gained a heap of respect for Cotton and some others - so I'll order the block when I order new gaskets...

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Re: Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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Dear Hobo,
Check to make sure you got the right length manifold bolts for the spacer too.

Bet Cotton missed that.

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Re: Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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hobo,

james makes a nice kit with the insulator, gaskets and the improved viton o rings.

http://www.jamesgaskets.com/products/pr ... odid=18715

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Re: Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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Choke rod length changes too.

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Re: Linkert insulator block - is it needed?

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Thanks everyone - I'm on it...

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