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Old 02-21-2008, 11:08 AM
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just clean and reuse the gasket, they are pretty beefy. Ive reused many times with no leaks.
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:15 PM
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If the piston rings were aligned for some reason you would get very poor readings. Try driving for a few hundred and measuring again.
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