Oil Pan Front Seal: Is This A Factory Seal?

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by from6to8, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. When i put on a timing cover gasket about a yr and a half ago, I cant remember rather I put silicone under the metal gasket or not. Today when I was cleaning the front of the pan where the TC meets, I noticed a gray silicone gasket formed the shape of the metal gasket and was wondering rather that is a factory silicone gasket that needs to just be cut and more permatex put under as well as on top or just leave that one under there? I would think to juust cut it and put a fresh bead under but just asking to make sure sure View attachment 119874 oil pan front gasket seal permatex.jpg