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Old 05-25-2003, 06:29 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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I don't know the measurement on 603 motors but on earlier diesels the piston actually comes out of the block and the head is flat. It fits within the thickness of the head gasket.

There is an exact amount this should be and is fairly easy to measure with the head off.
Steve Brotherton
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