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305 heads on 350

how well will steel shim gaskets work on 350 with 305 heads.015 thick.
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I have used the .015" shim head gaskets many many times including on 305 heads on a 350. I have never had any trouble with them even at 12.65:1 compression. You want a net minimum piston deck to head clearance of .035"+,
with the gasket installed.

Block, head and gasket should be clean and dry to install.
A retorque is nice.
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