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Metal Head Gasket

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by mrblk, Jan 3, 2003.

  1. mrblk

    mrblk Member

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    for a n/a b16SiR or b18 for that matter would it be worthwhile to put a metal or upgraded headgasket, it could raise compresion, but I am more concerned with preventing a blowout, and increasing engine life

    this would be done before the motor was in the car, so it isnt *that* bad, but its still a good amount of work.
     
  2. 2 litre EG

    2 litre EG Senior Member

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    i say it depends on your goals for the car... but honestly i dont know if its worth your time and effort to go out of your way and do it... if you think pulling your head off and slapping on a new head gasket is hard or takes too much time then no its not

    personally i can have a head off in about 25-30 minutes and put back on with the right torque specs and everything in about another hour and a half...

    so really i say its up to you but those are just my 2 cents
     
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    n/a i wouldn't bother
     
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