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Request comes in to get engine part (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

gasket

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Here is my best explanation:

'engine part' is the definition.

'request comes in to get' is the wordplay.
'request' becomes 'ask' ('ask' can be a synonym of 'request').
'comes in to' is an insertion indicator.
'ask' placed into 'get' is 'GASKET'.

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(Other definitions for gasket that I've seen before include "Seal between metal faces", "sandwich filling", "Sealing sheet in an engine", "Sealing ring", "Seal at a pipe point", "Blow that!", "Packing piece used as seal in metal joint", "Flat sheet used as engine seal", "engineering part" and "Compressible piece of rubber forming a seal".)

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