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Old 11-10-2012, 08:30 AM
snowsled7 snowsled7 is offline
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Originally Posted by robertobaggio20 View Post
I doubt rubber gaskets expand when heated. They are not made of metal.

More basics for you bobby.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_expansion

Also consider that the metals that are seperated by the gasket expand, sealing gaps. This really is quite common bobby.
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