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Old 10-01-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
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Hi new here, ill make this brief,

I have began the job of changing my head gasket, i am at the block now and pistons are still clean and head is still straight ( verified with straight edge, what i would like to know is what is the clearence with ( feeler gauge ) between the block and my straight edge should i be looking for? Any help is greatly appreciated thank you , Infos on the car are at the bottom.


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Found this on the net and it seemed informative. Personally I don't like seeing more than 0.003 of warpage.
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good site and good advices thanks again, sending the head now to get machined. rest is ok and exact specs are .25 i just found em, thanks again!
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