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Old 10-31-2008, 07:54 AM   #1
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Head gasket

I'm coming up on 100,000 miles soon and I'm wondering if it would be worth my time to replace the head gasket along with all the other work I'm going to be doing. (coolant/trans flush, new clutch and a few other parts.
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Old 10-31-2008, 09:40 AM   #2
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if it anit broke dont fix it! its a big job
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Old 10-31-2008, 09:48 AM   #3
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i havnt heard of any 9-3ss's having head gasket problems yet...
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Old 11-01-2008, 08:05 AM   #4
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Ok, I'll just leave it be. I have enough work to do besides that I guess. I'm just big on preventative maintenance.
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Old 11-01-2008, 02:26 PM   #5
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There is no reason for a head gasket to fail under normal operating conditions. If you are running super high boost you might want to replace it, or if you overheat it you will probably need to replace it. Otherwise it should be good to go.

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