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Old 03-16-2010, 03:09 PM   #1
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Default help with MLS head gasket for 1.6

for my current build im using a multi-layer steel gasket for better reliability then the OEM composite.

I found two different vendors that sell the MLS 1.6 gaskets but im a little confused one which to pick since i overbored by 1mm.

Here is the Cometic one offered by 'BE', It comes with the option for a different thickness but no overbore sizes ?
Boundary Engineering

And Flyin' Miata's gasket, no thickness options but has one that fits stock to 1mm overbored blocks
Flyin' Miata : Engine/Drivetrain : Internals : 1990-93 0.040" metal head gasket

And ebay! with another cometic gasket, says with works with the stock 78mm bore up to the 80mm bore (+2mm overbore)
Cometic MLS Head Gasket Mazda B6ZE NA MX-5 Miata 89-93 : eBay Motors (item 170456991777 end time Apr-08-10 17:34:59 PDT)

Just want to run this by with you guys to make sure im making the best choice for my build.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-16-2010, 03:28 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure that the OEM head gasket will accommodate a 1mm overbore, and I see no reason why a "stock-like" MLS gasket probably wouldn't either.

Don't increase the gasket thickness beyond stock.
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All the cometic ones support an 80mm bore. I <3 cometic. I'm nearly 100% certain the FM one is also a cometic gasket as I know of no one else that makes a mls gasket for the b6.
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