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 Post subject: head gasket possibly going..good places to get done?
Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:45 am 
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hey guys, ive got a suspucion my ef's head gasket is on the way out, and I'm not mechanically minded or equipped to change it myself, wondering if anyone knows any good places in melbourne to take it to, and what im looking at price wise. cheers
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Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:08 am 
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where r ya in melbourne?

 

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 Post subject: Re: head gasket possibly going..good places to get done?
Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:09 am 
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Western suburbs.. taylors lakes
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Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 2:28 am 
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send me a pm with ya mobile number i have a mate who had a factory in bayswater who can do it ill pass ya number on.. his been working on fords for 30+ years

 

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 Post subject: Re: head gasket possibly going..good places to get done?
Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:12 am 
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what makes you think the headgasket is gone mate?
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 Post subject: Re: head gasket possibly going..good places to get done?
Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:42 pm 
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It loses coolant regulary, like i have to fill it back up probably every 3-4 weeks or so. It idles fairly roughly, and accelerates unevenly.. And just yesterday I found coolant on the side of the block.. check out the photo.

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 Post subject: Re: head gasket possibly going..good places to get done?
Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2009 5:46 pm 
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youd be looking around over a grand for someone like ford to do it. im sure you could find someone to do it cheaper. its really not a hard job
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