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iceman2114

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ok how do i tell which side of my head gasket did i blow, and can i get away with changing just that one side? 2.9 v6
 


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pull the plugs out and check them. one might look shiny and clean, and thats your prob cylinder.
 

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Most times the head gasket blows from the head being too hot and cooking the gasket.. I NEVER change just one side.. With two new gaskets you know for sure the other one isn't about to go away.
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If you can't go through it or around it, then go over it.
yeah .... changing one side is ...... well ...... don't complain when the other side blows right away.
 

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do you need to change all the other gaskets (i.e. intake, valve, plugs,) to change the head gasket? or is there a way to just change the head gasket? jw
 

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Just buy a Felpro Head Gasket set, and it'll have everything you need except new head bolts...and you'll need new head bolts.
 

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