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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:25 pm 
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Hey all, im in the middle of changing the head gasket on my 98 el i6. Just thinking what else should i change while the head is out.
My list so far is:
Drive belt
Spark plug leads
Thermostat

Anything else should i replace?
Cheers Adam

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:33 pm 
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Headwork, aftermarket cam
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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:34 pm 
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i dont have deep pockets at the moment so as mush as it is tempting, ive have to hold back of those.

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:39 pm 
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Will add new timing kit to the list as according to another of your posts the timing cover is coming off :wink:
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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:44 pm 
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FordFairmont wrote:
Will add new timing kit to the list as according to another of your posts the timing cover is coming off :wink:


Cheers for that hahaha.. not looking forward to it. Was ssuppost to sell the car next year but doesnt look like that way anymore.

should i replace the dizzy cap while its easy to get to?

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:46 pm 
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Headwork, aftermarket cam
yeah.. head work,cam.. valve springs... can you hold off till tax time?? does that help money wise??

 

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Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:51 pm 
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rotor, dizzy cap, hylomar, top + bottom radiator hose maybe and while your at it, chekc the heater tap, these tend to bugger up commonly, and leak water
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