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best head gasket for boosted gsr

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by TurboSnatch, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. TurboSnatch

    TurboSnatch Member

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    i know everyone has their own opinion on headgaskets, i searched a few old forums with peoples opinions. i would like to see what everyone thinks the best/reliable headgasket would be for a boosted gsr. im looking at about 15-16 psi on a t3/t4 turbo. some say oem is the best some say hks. the last thing i want to do is pop a head gasket after all this time and money. thankyou
     
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    Are you running an 0-ringed block or anything special like that? I have not had any problems with OEM gaskets even on big HP cars, just use soem ARP studs or new OEM bolts and toruque them properly.
     
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    thats all i needed to know. i am puuting pistons and rods in my car and i wasnt sure what would be the best head gasket to use. i have heard nothing beats oem. thankyou
     
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    :withstupid: seen credible aftermarkets fail, but never oem
     
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    MikeBergy Blah blah blah....

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    One of the guys on the RM forums coated an OEM gasket with copper coat for extra protection. Maybe look into that.
     
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    whats going on every one??

    well i do not know how you guys feel about sce gasket thats what i am running in my car right now.. i wanted to try some thing new so i went with sce titan copper head gasket. its been on the car for about 3 weeks but time will tell...
     
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    every one on eghey lists cometic - ! but i would say oem with every one else cause no one knows honda like honda
     
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    hybrid89 thistownsucks...

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    i vote OEM all the way!
     
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    I had cometic and had problems with it sealing cause the block did not have super fine finish. From what I have seen everyone has had good luck with OEM.
     
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