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Are these surfaces clean enough?

Hello everyone. I'm prepping my head gasket surface on my block right now and I've worked and worked at cleaning em and this is about as clean as I can get em. I scraped with a metal scraper very lightly and coated the surface in Motorcraft metal prep and scaped again and went lightly with the scotch brite pad by hand. Does this look acceptable[IMG][/IMG]

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I can't feel anything even on the stains or discolorations with my fingernail. It all feels really smooth.

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Looks good to me. Just make sure you either rinse them off with brake cleaner or else the metal surface prep.

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