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Old 03-10-2014, 08:39 PM   #1
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Bad head gasket, dirty head...pic

Just pulled off the head this past weekend and the head gasket looks to be leaking for longer than I thought.
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Old 03-11-2014, 07:27 AM   #2
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Your valves look good at least. Also it appears you have a Viggen, correct?
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Old 03-11-2014, 09:42 AM   #3
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This is the first head gasket job I have done and I couldn't tell if the gunk was pistons or oil/water mixture.

Dropped off the head today at the machine shop and hopefully I'll have it running this weekend.

Yes it's a viggen with stage 3/4 e85 tune on stock pistons.
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Old 03-11-2014, 09:43 AM   #4
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Nice! Clean heads rock:



Just did mine this last weekend.
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Old 03-11-2014, 05:23 PM   #5
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Looking good. Just dropped off the head at the machine shop today, but forgot the intake and exhaust manifolds. I also got arp head bolts and NickT's exhaust studs. Let's see how these head bolts hold up!
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The intake manifold doesn't need anything done, but It'd be wise to have both ends of the Exhaust manifold planed, too.

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Old 03-13-2014, 12:13 PM   #7
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Yep dropped intake manifold to be checked and exhaust to be smoothed out. Can't wait for date night round two this weekend!!
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