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Conquest cork rocker gasket

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Phillmore
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Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Phillmore » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:07 pm

Does anyone know of a supplier that makes one of these that actually fits? Mine has at least a quarter of an inch too long!
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

Warsash 2
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Re: Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Warsash 2 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:51 pm

Hi Andrew
Try David Beales shop
Regards

Colin

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Re: Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Phillmore » Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:02 pm

That's where I got it from, with a note saying they stretch in storage! maybe they should be made a quarter of an inch too small in that case! ;)
Andy

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Re: Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Phillmore » Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:06 pm

So what shrinks cork? Heat, cold, damp, dry??
Andy

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Re: Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Stan Thomas » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:56 am

Make your own!

You can buy sheet cork off Ebay quite cheaply - and you only have to stand your rocker cover on it and run round with a stanley knife. Job done, fit the gasket then go off to the A & E if you've cut yourself.

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Re: Conquest cork rocker gasket

Post by Phillmore » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:07 am

Thanks Stan yes that would be an option. I think I will put it in the oven and see if a bit of cooking will shrink it first.
Andy

1954 Conquest Mk1, 1956 Conquest Mk2, 1957 Conquest Century Mk2, 1955 Austin A90 Westminster

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