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techtalk:ref:tools104 [2018/05/21 07:49]
ixl2relax [REF: Tools - Sub-004]
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hippysmack [Gaskets]
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 ====== Heads ====== ====== Heads ======
 +
 +===== Gaskets =====
 +
 +If you are using MLS head gaskets, you need to test fit them with the heads on to make sure the rivets don't get sandwiched under the head surface. \\
 +Snug the bolts down lightly, and check the rivets holding the gasket together, you can see them in the pics below. \\
 +You want to be sure they are not trapped between the head and cylinder deck. \\
 +
 +If you need to, you can remove the rivets with a Dremil rotary tool with the metal cutting blade. \\
 +You just have to go slow and cautious not to cut into the gasket. \\
 +
 +{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​mls_rivets_1_by_johnk.jpg?​direct&​300|}} ((photo by JohnK of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1422877&​page=8)) {{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​mls_rivets_2_by_johnk.jpg?​direct&​300|}} ((photo by JohnK of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1422877&​page=8)) ​ {{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​removing_head_gasket_rivets_by_hippysmack.jpg?​direct&​300|}} ((photo by Hippysmack)) \\
 ====== Valves ====== ====== Valves ======
 ===== Valve Spring Compressor ==== ===== Valve Spring Compressor ====