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Maytag e2l tub gasket
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Post# 1157620   8/22/2022 at 14:13 by AT1316 (Georgia)        

Has anyone replaced this tub flange?
Did you use 1/16th or 1/8th material?
Did you go back with cork or use a different material?

Maytag E2L. 1946(I think)


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Post# 1157727 , Reply# 1   8/24/2022 at 09:02 by e2l-arry (LAKEWOOD COLORADO)        
Cork tub gasket!

Yes, very old Maytags used the cork gasket. At some point, late 40's, early 50's maybe, they switched to a new material. Not sure if it's rubber or some polypropylene or another material. The newer one is black and very flexible. When I was doing my rebuild I bought a cork one by mistake. I think it was Geoff Delp that told me they are NOT interchangeable so I bought the correct one for my 1964 model E2LP machine.

I just checked and I still have the cork gasket stored with the rest of my Maytag stuff. It's of no use to me and I'd gladly give it to you like.


Post# 1157746 , Reply# 2   8/24/2022 at 15:01 by AT1316 (Georgia)        

That would be great! Thank you!
Can I email you at the address on your profile?


Post# 1157826 , Reply# 3   8/25/2022 at 10:06 by e2l-arry (LAKEWOOD COLORADO)        
Yes

My profile email is correct.



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