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06-26-2012 07:09 PM
ZXthrizzle05 dont go cheap on engine gaskets
06-26-2012 07:09 PM
ZXthrizzle05 allways oem
06-26-2012 06:36 PM
cbman Any thoughts on the Fel-pro SVT gasket vs. the Ford SVT gasket?
06-26-2012 02:22 PM
1turbofocus I have used the SVT HG many times on the Zetec engine with no issues

Tom
06-26-2012 02:09 PM
cbman Well, I can't use the stock Zetec gasket because I need the thicker gasket, but I could possibly use the stock SVT gasket since it is the thickness I need.
06-26-2012 01:58 PM
ZXthrizzle05 i beleive there is a difference in the holes. just use an oem head gasket
06-26-2012 01:56 PM
cbman I guess I'll go ahead and resurrect this thread since I'm just now getting around to doing the head gasket. I'm wondering which gasket to buy. I didn't realize the standard SVT gasket thickness is .041". I had a cometic .040" gasket.

So, can I use the SVT head gasket on a Zetec? I thought I read that there are some differences in the holes.
09-19-2011 11:57 AM
cbman
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Originally Posted by 1turbofocus View Post
Why are your pistons come out of the block , that is odd
Maybe the shop took off too much during the line hone for the installation of your main caps?
Maybe its the 8.5:1 Wiseco pistons I got from raceeng?
09-19-2011 11:08 AM
1turbofocus Why are your pistons come out of the block , that is odd , No I wouldnt reuse any HG they just dont cost enough worth having issues

Tom
09-19-2011 08:35 AM
cbman I used the Eagle rods. They only make one model for the Zetec, right?

I didn't think it was a good idea to reuse the gasket, but I though I read somewhere that cometics are reusable.
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