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 Post subject: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:24 pm 
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Does anyone know if a shim gasket goes on the block side of the head gasket or the head side??
Also do you need anything for it to seal or will it just do so thanks.

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 11:28 am 
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block side with hylomar, but you dont really need to install one...
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:06 am 
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yes i do to lower the compression the poor mans way as my car lasted 3 weeks with new head gasket due to boost

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:07 pm 
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how much boost are you running,
ive run 16psi on stock motors in the past with the std composite head gaskets without issue,
id probably be looking more at the tune if your blowing gaskets out that quick
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:31 pm 
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Agree with 66 coupe.

I know of plenty of guys that have run 12psi etc on a stock engine with nil issues.

More likely the way you set it up and the tune than the comp, or were you trying to run stupid boost?
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:06 am 
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No it was supose to be running 12 psi but the wastegate actuator never moved. Whether i hooked it up wrong or what. But at 120 if i planted it it would sit sideways no clutch or anything and at around 220 it would start f&*%ing up..

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:08 am 
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T.I performance did the tune but yeah idn. ill try and have it checked

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 11:48 am 
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Does anyone know what 2bar map sensor will suit an el falcon ????

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:10 pm 
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None are plug and play. Just put a bleed off valve (one way Valve) on a T piece prior to the Map sensor. Will bleed off positive pressure (Boost) but will still operate on vac.
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:06 pm 
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For a turbo?? To tell the computer what to do ??

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:47 pm 
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Yes

Are you running a J3 chip or an aftermarket ECU?
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:06 pm 
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I'm Running a j3 chip
Mods:
*255 l/ph fuel pump
*42 lb injectors
*wade cam
*10 psi boost
*front mount
*3 inch exhaust
*1.5 mm shim
Chip was tuned by ti performance for those mods, but I rang a tuner in Brisbane. And he said I need to put a 2 bar map sensor and take it to them. So obviously they don't know falcons. I know I have to run a guage to the 02 sensor

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:52 pm 
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You don't need the shim, however invest in a wideband o2 sensor and if you can't find anyone local that knows quart to do with the j3 then put an aftermarket ecu in.
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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:59 pm 
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Ok am getting it all put back together and throwing the shim in neway coz it's already apart. Will get a wideband. And am getting a new chip with data logger dyno and tune for 800. Does anyone have a diagram or drawing of how the vacume to the waste gate goes. Because every one I look at is completely different and there aren't any close ups of the falcon setup. So stressful have spent a small fortune on it I should have thrown an GG xr6 t motor in woul have been cheaper.

 

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 Post subject: Re: shim gasket
Posted: Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:05 pm 
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bam1992 wrote:
Ok am getting it all put back together and throwing the shim in neway coz it's already apart. Will get a wideband. And am getting a new chip with data logger dyno and tune for 800. Does anyone have a diagram or drawing of how the vacume to the waste gate goes. Because every one I look at is completely different and there aren't any close ups of the falcon setup. So stressful have spent a small fortune on it I should have thrown an GG xr6 t motor in woul have been cheaper.


piss the shim off mate you dont need it and for not too much more than $800 you can put a fully programmable aftermarket ecu in
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