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Old 07-08-2012, 07:12 AM
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Is this my only option for an oil cap, for a 90 Cherokee 4.0 or is there something better out there?

I bought a brand new one but, it doesn't feel like it's snug enough and oil still leaks past the seal.
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is it factory? or aftermarket
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Is this my only option for an oil cap, for a 90 Cherokee 4.0 or is there something better out there?

I bought a brand new one but, it doesn't feel like it's snug enough and oil still leaks past the seal.
I've never found anything better. I'd like to.
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Dunno.. Thicker (or two) gaskets?
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My first thought would be to find a thicker rubber type gasket material and make your own. If that didn't work maybe heat the ears up with something like a heat gun/blow dryer and flex them up a little.
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I've thought of removing the original seal and putting an o-ring in and then reinstalling the seal.
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Dunno.. Thicker (or two) gaskets?
I already tried 2 gaskets..........it's too thick and won't seat. I'm still on the lookout for a slightly thicker gasket but, no luck so far.
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