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    Is There Meant To Be A Gasket On My 1.8 EGR ?

    Took It Off The Other Day Just For A Nosey..No Gasket..Surface Aint That Even Either (Flaky Crap)

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    Vehicle : Insignia 1.8 SRi

    Trim : VX Line Red

    Engine : 1.8VVT

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    If it's the same as mine (z18xe) then there should be a thin metal plate that sits between the EGR and the engine manifold. When I took mine off to clean it, the plate was well and truly stuck to the EGR and needed prised off. New one was only a couple of quid at the dealers. I suspect it may have some form of coating on it that helps seal things.

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    off topic. how u get on we ya mot?

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    There should always be a gasket otherwise there is risk of exhaust gases escaping into the engine bay and therefore into the cabin.

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    nothing better than the smell of burnt petrol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    There should always be a gasket otherwise there is risk of exhaust gases escaping into the engine bay and therefore into the cabin.
    Never Seen

    **** All On It...Will Check It Again Tomorrow..Will I Get It Fae Factors Or Would It Need To Be Stealers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by TimTay View Post
    off topic. how u get on we ya mot?
    Changed MAF Yesterday...EML Light Aint Come Back On Yet...Waiting Game lol

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    Last edited by Tam80; 9th July 2011 at 19:46.

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    Just Had A Looksy Oan Fleabay...Can`t See Gasket For A 1.8 EGR

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    Gaskets shouldn't be anymore than a few quid from the dealers, plus they'll usually have them in stock too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Gaskets shouldn't be anymore than a few quid from the dealers, plus they'll usually have them in stock too.
    Just The Gasket That Goes There Or Instant Gasket As Well ?

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    i got one from a motor factors for 91p and one from the stealers for £1.83, the mf one was silver and the VX one was black. No instant gasket needed.

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