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    Gaskets/O-Rings Needed To Clean The Intercooler On A 300X

    I have ~27 hours on my '11 300X, and it's time to look at a few things... Intercooler cleanliness, and Exhaust Filter for sure! Does anyone have a comprehensive list of parts (mostly gaskets/o-rings) needed to perform these operations successfully?


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    A tool kit , and mechanical ability , 3bond , solvent / cleaning fluid

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    Quote Originally Posted by sirbreaksalot View Post
    A tool kit , and mechanical ability , 3bond , solvent / cleaning fluid

    Waz
    I guess you are probably as confused as I am.
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    1. Understood.
    2. See # 1 above.
    3. 3-Bond - for what, where?
    4. Solvent, maybe some "hot" solvent like Lacquer Thinner or Acetone, or maybe some "milder" juice like Mineral Spirits or Turpentine - and how much (1 gallon) and the intent?
    5. Cleaning Fluid - maybe some "Simple Green", "Purple Power" or possibly "Kangaroo Jiz"
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    Come on Warren, we are all here to learn - "kindly" elaborate -----> please...

    Many Thanks Mate!!!

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    3 bond is for the gasket surfaces when you remove your exhaust filter or on the off chance you do the dumb dumb move and pull the intercooler apart witch you don't need to do. Gasoline works well for cleaning out the intercooler. You don't need much but a couple hrs of time 3bond 1 gal of gasoline and some rags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FIRE0021 View Post
    3 bond is for the gasket surfaces when you remove your exhaust filter or on the off chance you do the dumb dumb move and pull the intercooler apart witch you don't need to do. Gasoline works well for cleaning out the intercooler. You don't need much but a couple hrs of time 3bond 1 gal of gasoline and some rags.
    Many Thanks !!!

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    You won't need to replace any gaskets this time, unless you damage them.

    Don't split the intercooler.

    You could order the Filter and Gaskets (either side of the filter and the header pipe) to be safe though.

    Mal.

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    Thanks for the insight on not splitting the intercooler!

    Lastly while I'm "digging" this deep... I'm plan on replacing the questionable cooling hoses with the high temp silicon tubing mentioned in another thread. Is there a preferred vendor/type, what ID/OD is needed, and how many total feet to do ALL the questionable hoses? I know the hoses to and from the oil cooler, the interconnect hose from oil cooler layer to oil cooler layer. What other hoses should I change to essentially "NEVER" worry about them again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toomanytoys View Post
    You won't need to replace any gaskets this time, unless you damage them.

    Don't split the intercooler.

    You could order the Filter and Gaskets (either side of the filter and the header pipe) to be safe though.

    Mal.
    Mal when re using or even on new gaskets you should use a thin smear of three bond.

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    Fit a bilge pump, that's probably the best insurance against a burst water hose. I've personally replaced the one from the engine to the oil cooler. I was paranoid after another guy blew his, nothing wrong with mine. The same guy has recently blew another though; one that isn't even hot water. I suspect there is a restriction in his flow somewhere rather than the quality of the hoses.

    Tommy, agree that's best practice. Unless you damage the surface it should be good to reuse without leaking (mine didn't anyway). When I replaced my filter 25 hours later I replaced the gasket.

    Cheers

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    Kawi has updated the hose if anyone is interested new pn# and all.

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