Originally Posted by PabloCruise
I imagine mine could be brittle.
Good to know that yours tore (I don't mean it is good that yours tore)
Also good to know about rust - ultimately it will make for a better repaint.
Still feeling a little sticker shock about a $300 gasket though...
Yep, that's why I reused mine even though it's now 2 or 3 pieces. If/when I ever do what you're doing it will be replaced with new. For a trail truck it's been fine.
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2F "Brahma" + Lockright, tach, Warn 8274, FJ60 Power Steering,
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1FZ-FE factory lockers +
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Warn M12000 waiting for a bumper.
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