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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:20 pm 
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any one replaced one might be helpfull looks like mines gone
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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:21 pm 
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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:04 pm 
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mate take your pick of members here,,i think we've done one at some time or another

 

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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:29 pm 
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yer sh-t happens
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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:50 pm 
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just look if there is a coolant leak down the side of block or if the car always blows a 'condensation' type mist out ehaust all the time means coolant is leaking into a cylinder

 

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Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:30 pm 
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yer coolant leak at rear of block no mist yet
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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:35 pm 
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why you got the head off get it shaved and polished, saves you pulling it off again if you wanna do it in the future
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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:13 pm 
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deffinetly a head gasket then, just search the forum and you should find a step by step guide to help ya out, always good to have a car manual handy as well.
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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:43 pm 
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I have a leak on the outside of my block, doesnt necessarily mean the hg is blown completely.

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 12:31 am 
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hey dude,,i can have a look for ya sometime during the week if ya want,,seen a few blown gaskets over the years,,not all mine either lol.

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 1:01 am 
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naughtyfalcon wrote:
hey dude,,i can have a look for ya sometime during the week if ya want,,seen a few blown gaskets over the years,,not all mine either lol.


Mine?
You'd be lucky to spot it somedays, other days its a bit obvious. Its been like that for like 15/16 months now lol so I dont think its fatal lol.

But yeh I wouldnt mind showin you one day, just dont pay out my paint lol, its fubar.

 

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Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 8:38 am 
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yeah its cool

 

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