Valve Cover Gasket

kneale at kneale at
Sun May 24 19:15:26 PDT 2009

Did you NEED the new gasket, Alan?

Original Message:
From:  alancordeiro at
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 22:05:41 -0400
To: yoda_audi at, 200q20v at
Subject: Re: Valve Cover Gasket

Correct....the TB has to come off......but I did get a new gasket, and I am 
pretty sure it was from SJM.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Austin Calise" <yoda_audi at>
To: <200q20v at>
Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2009 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: Valve Cover Gasket

Throttle body must come off to get to the last bolt on the VC.
The TB gasket is paper so you should be able to reuse it BTDT.
A new TB gasket will be dealer only.

HTH's Austin

--- On Sun, 5/24/09, Kneale Brownson <kneale at> wrote:

From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at>
Subject: Valve Cover Gasket
To: 200q20v at
Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 8:21 PM

I'm about to replace a leaking valve cover gasket on the Avant.

Am I correct in assuming I need to remove the throttle body?

There's supposed to be a gasket between the throttle body and the intake.
Is that a dry gasket I'll be able to reuse or do I need to source that 
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