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Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by A7RXY » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:02 pm

I need to make a gasket when I replace the thermostat, I'm not sure what thickness of gasket paper to use, anyone got an idea ?

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by Hobbawobba » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:22 pm

I'm not sure of the thickness but you can still get these from Mazda :D

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by TOOL » Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:14 pm

It doesn't really matter. 1-1.5mm as they're fairly thick.

Or just buy one.
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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by A7RXY » Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:26 pm

Thanks for the replies. I thing it's easier to make one than going to Mazda as I'm sure they would have to order them.

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by Hobbawobba » Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:29 pm

Just checked my build thread and I have the part number written down :D. 1757-15-173A - £4.43

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Post by DKWW2000 » Sun Sep 20, 2015 3:29 pm

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by A7RXY » Sun Sep 20, 2015 4:29 pm

Thanks but I've just ordered these ...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gasket-Paper- ... 0815445146?

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by apexheid » Sun Sep 20, 2015 6:50 pm

A7RXY wrote:Thanks but I've just ordered these ...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Gasket-Paper- ... 0815445146?

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£3.99.. that's dear

mine's always made from cornflake paper and wax it with grease/ never had problem for 20+ years with it...

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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by DKWW2000 » Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:09 pm

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£3.99.. that's dear

mine's always made from cornflake paper and wax it with grease/ never had problem for 20+ years with it...[/quote]

How much is a box of Corn Flakes & a Candle :o
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Re: Thermostat gasket paper ?

Post by A7RXY » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:11 pm

Pete I think it's time you went to Specsavers .................. ps the link you sent me was for £6 50 + £6 postage .................

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