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ClubChapin

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CB Door + Gasket
« on: February 28, 2019, 06:24:01 PM »
i just bought a CB door.  I donít think it comes with a gasket. Should I add a Nomex gasket?  How well does it work without the gasket?  The OEM door fits pretty well, but leaks pretty heavily.

Mike in Roseville

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Re: CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 07:01:23 PM »
Did you buy the compression latch?

My old 18 WSM's sealed very well with just the latch, CB door, and zero Nomex. My current 22 has Nomex around the door and it works well with the stock door. I know some people have had issues with the CB door on the 22.

Without serious modification you aren't going to completely seal a WSM.

ClubChapin

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Re: CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 07:02:56 PM »
I did get the compression latch. Will try without nomex I guess.

Do you think nomex would fit, if needed?

This is a 22Ē

julweidn

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Re: CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2019, 07:47:17 AM »
I did get the compression latch. Will try without nomex I guess.

Do you think nomex would fit, if needed?

This is a 22Ē

If the door fits well no nomex is needed. My CB didnít fit well initially, but I reshaped it a bit using a paint can and it fit great with no leaks.


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HoosierKettle

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CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2019, 08:58:48 AM »
I did get the compression latch. Will try without nomex I guess.

Do you think nomex would fit, if needed?

This is a 22Ē

If the door fits well no nomex is needed. My CB didnít fit well initially, but I reshaped it a bit using a paint can and it fit great with no leaks.


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+1

I donít think a gasket would fit on my 18. Donít know about a 22. It would hinder the doors operation imo.  My 18 runs tight enough with the door that it will shut down like a kettle. It wouldnít shut down at all with the stock door.


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« Last Edit: March 01, 2019, 09:02:40 AM by HoosierKettle »

Big Dawg

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Re: CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2019, 11:19:43 AM »
I didn't have any problems with leakage on the two that I used, but I could've just been lucky.  I agree that, even though it's a heavier guage metal, you should be able to massage it a little if needed.





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dirtfishingman

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Re: CB Door + Gasket
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2019, 01:59:45 PM »
I just installed it and wow looks sweet.  But message them because I had a lil leak but he told me how to fix it and itís all good now


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