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Old 05-08-1999, 11:59 PM
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The cylinder head gasket seals the head to the block. The head is aluminum & the block is cast iron, the gasket keeps coolant, oil, & compression from leaking. Its a sure fact that this gasket has a lot of work to do, and on this engine failure rate is somewhat high!

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