>I always use a bit of gasket sealer around the water passages between the head
>and the intake manifold. Yes, that can be a challenging area to get sealed
>properly. The bad news is, it's better to do it now than later. I know you're
>anxious to hear it run, but I haven't seen one of these leaks get better over
>time, only worse.
Take Gordo's sage-like advice. I had this and it drove me crazier than I am
normally. I put a little donut of Form-a-gasket #2 (non-hardening) around each
water port AND I tighten the bottom manifofld nuts first, then the tops. No
more nasty antifreeze leak.
Downtown Los Angeles