Should i replace the base gasket??

3 replies to this topic
  • 84rm250

Posted November 21, 2009 - 12:11 PM


If i remove the head on my 426 will i need to replace just the head gasket or should i replace both the base gasket and head gasket?

  • Family Man

Posted November 21, 2009 - 02:13 PM


I would replace both. OEM seems like the way to go.

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  • ForsheeMS

Posted November 21, 2009 - 05:44 PM


When you remove the head you are going to "unseal" the base gasket too. It's a 50/50 shot of it sealing back up correctly and really not worth the trouble. I would replace it.

  • 84rm250

Posted November 21, 2009 - 08:39 PM


Yeah, the more i think about it i would be a fool not to. Thanks for the replys!

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