Sidekick/Escudo/Vitara/ Geo/X-90 &Tracker(’89-’98)
Hey Don, thanks for the reply.
I cleaned the block with plastic scrapers, then vinyl scouring pad, then 400 grit wet and dry.
I did not use a wax or grease remover on it, just wiped thoroughly with clean rag.
I handled the gasket with bare hands, but carefully, only on the edges.