Originally Posted by DENCOUCH
Thanks, I will try this. A leak down tester is on of those tools I haven't added to my collection yet.
He is running a copper head gasket with copper head gasket sealant. I inquired as to whether or not he spec'ed the flatness of the head or barrels before he assembled them. He cleaned up the heads with some wet 800 grit & a pane of glass.
You wouldn't think the head gasket would be leaking after all that, might want to get a closer look at the valve train while you're at it. Was anything done in the way of adjusting the valves, new cam or followers, ran extra hard? Could have broke a spring, etc.