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Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:14 pm 
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Whats the thickness of these
AU steel thickness ?
Standard E-series thickness ?
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Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 2:33 pm 
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AU is ~0.020"
E-series is ~0.050" when torqued

 

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Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:07 pm 
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i have a EA block with a EB2 Head on it.
can i use AU gasket, only thing that will happen is i get a slightly higher compression ? will the be enough clearence ?
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Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:09 pm 
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It will be fine

Having an EB2 head on an EA bottom end your compression will be very low anyway.

 

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Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:22 pm 
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yeah thought as much,
not sure if it has any work done to it.

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