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Old 08-25-2007, 06:20 AM   #1
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another noob question...should i change my head gasket before greddy install ...
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Old 08-25-2007, 08:49 AM   #2
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Not unless it has failed for some other reason.
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Old 08-25-2007, 01:04 PM   #3
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I changed mine, but at the last minute I discovered a problem. I had a coolant breach which was destroying my O2 sensors every few months. I went with a multi-layer steel headgasket (Cometic brand) to replace it. Sure it cost like 8 times what a stock replacement gasket would cost, but it's sort of peace of mind. I also invested in ARP head studs.
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Old 08-25-2007, 07:00 PM   #4
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there's no need for the investment unless it's failed or the block is being opened for other things...
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Studs are always a good idea though cheap insurance.
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