NAPA sells a headgasket leak detection kit, for like 50.00 i believe that it's called a block tester. Been a while. invest in that since it's a 3.8L , it's cheaper than a tow.
1988 Lincoln Mark VII
Paxton Novi 1000 6psi kit, 30lb injectors 73mm C&L, MAF converted A3M, gt-40's, Felpro headgaskets, 1.7 Cobra RR's, typhoon intake,1 5/8 shorty headers, off road x-pipe, and full mandrel catback, electric fan, 3.73's, TKO 500, pro 5.0 shifter
372.4hp / 394.6tq 5psi
Rest in Peace Joel R. Bender.
July 30, 1979 - March 26, 2006