1991 Toyota Starlet Rtv sealant Time

Tiny
TONEZ34
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  • 1991 TOYOTA STARLET
  • 1.3L
  • 4 CYL
  • TURBO
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 112,000 MILES
Just replaced sealant on oil pan, used Permatex Red RTV, how long till I can fill it up and drive it?
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 12:42 AM

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Tiny
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That was probably the wrong stuff to use. The red is designed for high temp, not necessarily sealing fluids. Either gray or black would have been the ideal sealer for an oil pan.
Was this done because there is no gasket available?
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 2:26 AM
Tiny
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Said Ideal for Oil pans thats why I used it apparently they don't use a gasket. Sorry about the other reply got 3 emails read the last one first. Anyway how long till I can fill it up and drive it?
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 3:25 AM
Tiny
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Overnight should be sufficient.
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 4:06 AM
Tiny
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Thanks Mate
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 5:18 AM
Tiny
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If the red rtv leaks i'll get grey or black.
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 5:19 AM

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