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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-10-2002, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Question head gaskets

Is there any definitive way to tell if my head gaskets have been replaced? My car is reaching the 200K mark and I am planning some engine work (mainly detailing stuff)over the winter and while the car is off the road thought that I might have the head gaskets replaced. I'll most likely do it anyway, but I'm just curious. I would also like to know what everyone suggests as to what make/model tranny cooler to install. I don't want to start a post riot or anything just would like to hear what everyone thinks is the best setup.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-11-2002, 08:09 AM
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Theres really not a particular way to tell if your headgaskets have been replaced unless you take apart the block. Now if you have a 91 those engines were really tough. The engines with the headgasket problems were the 94-95's, and since your car has 200,000 it either had them replaced or didnt. The way i figure it, if my car has no coolant in the oil and its not blowing out white smoke everything is ok. Now on the tranny cooler go with a 24,000 B&M cooler you can purchase one of these from summit racing. Plus its an easy install.

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a 28K would be better.

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