Sleeves section, items 1 through 4 apply here. Use the stock style gasket.
The other notes on block irregularities and studs / nuts already sent
to the list also apply. I'm a big fan of the ARP head studs, lube
the threads with the ARP lube, torque to 100 ft lbs in stages.
These old TRactor motors are pretty picky about stuff to keep that
- Tony Drews
At 06:09 PM 7/28/2009, Bill wrote:
>Casper ... 1957 TR3, 87mm pistons/liners, D cam, roller rockers,
>headers ... and Then !!!
>Three blown head gaskets in 18 months ... Three rebuilt heads,
>tested up the wazoo, all pronounced "good" The last two only lasted
>about 500 miles each. Up to the point they failed Casper was
>running great, temp never over 190 ... good power ... I am really
>losing it here, I have no idea what to do next. Hopefully the list
>can at least point me in the right direction.
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