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Old 10-09-2005, 11:43 AM
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Head Gaskets

I've asked this question around a month ago asking what people were using for head gaskets for a 350 with iron heads and got good results. Now I'm forced to get a new set of heads and I'm gonna get aluminum heads so I guess the Fel Pro 1003 heads gaskets might not be the right ones now.

What is a good gasket to mate aluminum heads on an iron block?

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Old 10-09-2005, 11:52 AM
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I use the regular blue felpro gaskets. I put Dynatex Hi-Tack Gasket Spray on them first.
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:03 PM
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So the Fel Pro 1003 are good for both iron and aluminum heads?
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:23 PM
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worked in every engine I built. my only concern with alum heads is a good quality alum friendly anti-freeze.
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:42 PM
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Use the Felpro head gaskets with the recised cooling passage. They have you drill a 7/16" hole in the deck. Then the gasket restricts the outer passages closest to the exhaust valves. This help keep the block temp more even.
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