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Old December 11th, 2006, 05:45 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Nuggets View Post
I guess I've been lucky enough not to have to deal with head gasket issues with these motors. From what I understand, the machining process is critical for good head gasket sealing. My local machine shop said that nobody in the area has equipment that can resurface the cylinder heads to Ford's specs.
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Even Ford didn't have the equipment I guess. They sent a service message out about faulty sealing surfaces and some crap about a speck of dirt getting on there during the assembly process that causes the head gasket failures.:chiefwoohaw: I thought at the time that it should be able to tollerate a speck of dirt.

I'll upload a pic tonight of that bearing.
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