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post #1 of 12 Old 11-09-2011, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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Look what Brown brought today...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I got my studs and gaskets...Are these the gaskets that everyone is having problems with?



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YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I got my studs and gaskets...Are these the gaskets that everyone is having problems with?
As bad as I hate to say it, most failures of any type with ANY head gasket is related to installer error if it's not a factory set. So MANY dealers and Aftermarket shops are not prepping the block and head surfaces within tolerance and are also torquing heads to factory specs which is not what the ARP specs are. Shoot us a PM if you have anymore questions, even though you didn't buy from us were still willing to help!

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yea oem gaskets seem like the only way to go. there has been a ton of people that have used those gaskets and had them fail

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get your heads check out to make sure they are flat.
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what they said!!!!!!! and man talk about customer service even though your not a customer! sure is nice to see shops like yours fred! not to many people like that around anymore. we also try to do the same thing in our line of business as well. not trying to gain business by it just trying to help the world one person at a time! but again sure is nice to see yall are still willing to help even though nothing was bought from yall! and btw im getting one of yalls coolant filters when i need one! great design!

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The dealer here won't even install anything except OEM head gaskets. Several of the Black Onyx gaskets that were used in past installations failed and now they won't install them. So far, none of the OEM gaskets have failed. Good advice on getting the heads checked out! And yep- Performance Machine Mfg are GOOD people!! Good luck with it!

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As bad as I hate to say it, most failures of any type with ANY head gasket is related to installer error if it's not a factory set. So MANY dealers and Aftermarket shops are not prepping the block and head surfaces within tolerance and are also torquing heads to factory specs which is not what the ARP specs are. Shoot us a PM if you have anymore questions, even though you didn't buy from us were still willing to help!
Ding, ding... We have a winner! This is absolutely correct.

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Great, now I have to save up for OEM gaskets...FML!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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If you think saving up for oem gaskets is bad, make sure you dont scratch the blue surface or you'll be buy them again like me.

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even though you didn't buy from us were still willing to help!



That is phenomenal right there!


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