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Reusing head gaskets

Discussion in 'General' started by maldotcom2, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. maldotcom2

    maldotcom2 New Member

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    Can i reuse head gaskets in they're still in good condition? I'm debating taking the heads off while i've got the engine apart, but new gaskets are gonna cost me $180. :cry:
     
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    lil_mickey LOUD AND PROUD

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    Don't reuse them... they will blow within days if u do... then your up for new gaskets and more time anyway...
     
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    Damn. Ok i guess i'll just leave the heads alone then.
     
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    RibSmasherAu RibSmasher

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    I personaly would never reuse a gasket some you can get away with just use some gasket goo but never head gaskets.
     
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    180 for head gasket wtf ??? thats a rip off
     
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    Yeah that's what i thought. I was expecting maybe $60 or something. This is through supercheap.
     
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    lol where are you in aus i can get for like 60 and theyd be race series stockers would be less than that what engine are we talking here?
     
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    VrWagz1 The Wagon on Wheels..

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    yep, should never re-use any gasket. Espcially a head gasket. Look on ebay for whole gasket kits. I got a good one for my 5ltr for $100.
     
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    We're talking ecotec, and i'm in NW sydney.
     

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