I’m replacing intake and cam cover gaskets on my '88. I have a couple
of questions regarding the cam cover bolts:
Is it common practice to toss the original bolts and replace them?
What’s the downside of reusing the originals?
If I replace them, is 6mm x 30mm with one flat and one lock washer a
suitable replacement? Are these just normal bolts that can be found
anywhere? (I’m not interested in anything fancy; just something easy to
I also have questions about gasket sealants / dressings:
What should I use for the intake manifold gaskets?
What should I use for the cam cover gaskets w/Ron Kelnhofer’s
aluminum 1/2 moon seals?
'88 xj-s v-12
Bucks County, Pa USA
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