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 Post subject: COst on Head Gasket..
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:36 pm 
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Just wondering how much i would be looking at for a new head gasket and bolts. its for my EL Fairmont ghia.

any help thankz

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Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2005 8:42 pm 
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go on ebay.there is a whole package.head gasket,rocker gasket ect ect
$100
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 1:42 am 
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there is more than just replacing the gasket.

You need to get the head machined, cracktested, depending on how many km's its done, maybe do the valve seals,

IMO don't buy one from ebay, Monotouque are good, but I'd be going for the ACL steel headgasket ,
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 2:12 pm 
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Nah it alright fellas, just found out $230 for new gasket, head machined, head bolts and vaulve seals.

and haev 3 months to pay it off.

thankz agian, cheers kyle

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:13 pm 
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Where did you find that RustyEF, i got quoted $600 for my EB

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:21 pm 
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one of my dad mates, he does that kind of things, reconditioning engines ect..
$55 for machining of the head.
$120 for the bolts i think
$55 for gasket.
and free laybor

so yeah $230 pritty happy with that. and have 2-3 months to pay him off.

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:23 pm 
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RustyEF wrote:
one of my dad mates, he does that kind of things, reconditioning engines ect..
$55 for machining of the head.
$120 for the bolts
$55 for gasket.
and free laybor

so yeah $230 pritty happy with that. and have 2-3 months to pay him off.


$120 FOR THE HEAD BOLTS? you must be joking .
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:23 pm 
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$12 each or actually i think it was $120 for the vaulve seals and blots. that it.

corry my mistake

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:27 pm 
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$12 each or actually i think it was $120 for the vaulve seals and blots. that it.

corry my mistake


Head bolts should cost NO more than $3-$4 each ...
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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:29 pm 
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i dunno but total cost was $230 to do itproperly, gasket and valve seals and machined head. and put all together again.

still cheap, i aint complaining

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:36 pm 
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damn thats dirt cheap, mine was 1200 :(

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:38 pm 
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ohyhh sh*t that sucks, anyone in melbounre that needs there head recondition and or motor, jsut pm me and can give you the guys number and he will discount. for you,

cheers kyle

 

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Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2005 5:50 pm 
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thanks kyle ill keep that in mind ;)

 

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