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Old 11-10-2002, 10:52 PM
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im building a 406 right now and im on my way to have the block shaved but i need to know something first. say i was trying to get .030 clearance between my heads and the piston-do i include the comressed thickness of my head gasket into the equation? i know it sounds like a dumb question but i really want to make sure before i have the block shaved-after all-once the metal is gone it cant be put back on.

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of course you would Crank, unless ya didn`t plan on using a gasket man! Good luck on your project.
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thanks -double-just had to make sure <img src="graemlins/mwink.gif" border="0" alt="[mwink]" />
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