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 Post subject: ef head gasket thickness?
Posted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 11:25 pm 
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Just changed my au head gasket for a stock permaseal one and wanted to know how thick they both are?
Sorry i did do a search but, zilcho.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:06 am 
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i havnt measured them personally but ive been told that the std headgasket is aprox 40 thou. and the au metal gasket is aprox 25 thou..

thats what ive been told...
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Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:50 pm 
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cheers man i had no idea.

 

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Posted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:19 pm 
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most composite type gaskets compress to 0.040", the AU MLS compresses to 0.019". A lot of aftermarket gaskets can be bought in various thicknesses.

 

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