Friday, April 28, 2017

Mitsubishi L3E Engine Gasket

Sometime when customer look for gasket which is not so common in our product range is quite challenging, for example if they looking for gasket for mini excavator which using Mitsubishi L3E engine.

This Mitsubishi L3E engine is mostly use in the industrial field which I think is totally not use for passenger car.

Mitsubishi L3E engine is a 3 cylinder water cool diesel engine, with 952cc capacity, with 76mm bore and 70mm stroke.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Subaru Oil Separator Gasket

Found an interest part at the Subaru EJ20 engine rocker cover area, I think not all the EJ20 series have this part but what they call it as rocker cover oil separator, for the above diagram, check it out on 11831 and 11832.

And for this rocker cover show above, can you see the black cover on the upper left of the rocker cover?

The first diagram which show item 11831 is the above item which is the black cover you can find beside the rocker cover, and the below photo show the item 11832 which is the gasket sit between the above black cover and the rocker cover, and they call this as oil separator gasket.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Perodua AXIA Cylinder Head

A chance to have a view on the Perodua AXIA engine head when visiting the engine rebuilding factory, in the earlier post in introducing this engine with a diagram here which we can only see the drawing on this 1KR-DE engine, how you find the drawing and the physical engine?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Mazda LF, L5, L8 Engine Oil Cooler Gasket Type

Mazda LF, L3, L5 and L8 engine which can be find in model like Mazda 3, 5, 6 and CX-5, CX-7, also some new Roadster, Premacy, Axela, Atenza, MX-5 and Biante.

As the design of engine is consider under the same family of engine, the design of oil cooler seems have two type of it, one is using the plastic type of oil cooler with part number LF02-14-700 and one is the metal type of oil cooler with part number LF6W-14-700A.

With the difference type of oil cooler, their gasket also have 2 types of it, the metal oil cooler, is using the rubber seal as their gasket, and for the plastic type of oil cooler, the gasket is something like a fiber housing which having the rubber seal attached on it.  

The question is this 2 type of gasket, seem share the same part number of LF8X-14-702, so is this 2 type of gasket is interchangeable in this 2 oil cooler, or the rubber seal design of gasket, which is produce after the fiber type, consider an improvement design, to let it use in this 2 type of oil cooler and supersede the fiber type gasket?