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Extractor manifold gasket reusable?

Tripxit

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Installing new extractors and cats soon and believe I read somewhere that the original metal header manifold gasket is fine to reuse. Is this right or should I purchase a new one from Holden?

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If they're in good nick, re-use them.
 

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When Holden replaced my engine with 30000 km on the clock they put new gaskets...
 

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When Holden replaced my engine with 30000 km on the clock they put new gaskets...
How is your new engine going now? Holden dealer says my engine is not bad at all but it made the same sound as videos you posted. My engine noise does go away less than 10 mins of driving.
 

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How is your new engine going now? Holden dealer says my engine is not bad at all but it made the same sound as videos you posted. My engine noise does go away less than 10 mins of driving.
The new engine does not make any noise at all like the old one did. My old one made noise for the first 5-10 min on cold start and then it woukd quieten down.

Is yours still under warranty ?
 

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The new engine does not make any noise at all like the old one did. My old one made noise for the first 5-10 min on cold start and then it woukd quieten down.

Is yours still under warranty ?
Yes but the bastards say it's acceptable :mad:
 

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Yes but the bastards say it's acceptable :mad:
Take it to different dealer and see what they say...
The first dealer i took my car too even denied they could hear anything unusual...
 

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Take it to different dealer and see what they say...
The first dealer i took my car too even denied they could hear anything unusual...
The problem is the car has to be cold to hear it.
 
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