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Re: Head gasket time approaches....
Posted by Craig [Email] (more from Craig) on Tue, 29 May 2018 15:19:51

In Reply to: Head gasket time approaches...., Noel [Profile/Gallery] , Sat, 26 May 2018 11:31:49
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Especially since it's not your only car and you've got time a head gasket job is no reason to be intimated or scrap the car! It's a big job but it's not a 'hard' one - it's mostly just a matter of removing the stuff that's in the way. In terms of time I removde the head on one weeekend, had it resurfaced at the machine shop during the week, and re-install it the next weekend. I wouldn't mess with the timing chains, that adds another layer of complexity and probably isn't needed. It sounds like your're prepared and have done your research, so just jump in and tackle it one piece at a time, I promise you won't regret giving this on a shot yourself and that car should be good for at least another 100k


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