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Old 09-28-2007, 03:56 PM   #1
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does anyone no of a really good head gasket i just went throw one in a month and need a really good one to stand up to 15 psi
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The stock one will be fine. Otherwise i'm pretty sure cometic makes a copper head gasket if you want to go that route. Most people here running that much boost just use the stock gasket.
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If you killed a stock one in a month

1) It wasn't installed right
2) The head bolts were re-used too many times
3) The head bolts were over torqued
4) The head/block is not square

OEM gaskets have been proven to handle over 300 whp on numerous occasions.
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Old 09-28-2007, 05:47 PM   #4
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Cometic is a multi-layer steel headgasket, I put on on mine just before I installed the turbo. However that was a twofold operation. I had a leak somewhere in the head and it was a preventative thing.
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Old 10-04-2007, 12:25 AM   #5
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hks makes one does anyone have any luck with that one?
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Stock is fine, cometic is great. spending money on jdm **** is over rated and unneeded.
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i have a cometic, no problems so far.
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stock is fine...cometic is supposedly better...your choice, you cant make a mistake either way, HKS is overrated/overpriced
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stock is fine...cometic is supposedly better...your choice, you cant make a mistake either way, HKS is overrated/overpriced

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Unless you HAVE to have a "name brand" thing, then by all means spend the extra $50-$100 on HKS and we'll bask in the glow of your JDM-ness.
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hahaha naw you guys dont have to bask anyone got the link to the cosmetic?! thanks for the help
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I just bought one here along with some ARP head studs.

http://www.importperformanceparts.ne...icgaskets.html
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