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OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« on: April 27, 2014, 20:19:16 PM »
as title really… I mean, if they weren't failing anyway obviously. I'm guessing SS gaskets are a aluminium block/heads thing?



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Re: OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2014, 20:35:01 PM »
Steel multi layered or copper gaskets, yes, stock graphite gaskets, no
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Re: OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2014, 21:04:37 PM »
brilliant :thumbsup: this means i can do my port work, check over the internals and cost nothing :2tu:

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Re: OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2014, 07:54:17 AM »
With Multi layered steel gaskets i should have said sometimes , yes. It depends on there construction and material used for the fire ring.
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Re: OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2014, 09:05:16 AM »
can you tell by looking at this picture?


I found them for £60 a pair :- …rather reuse if i can

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Re: OE stainless head gaskets - can you reuse them?
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2014, 18:08:20 PM »
Do you have a brand name for these gaskets?

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