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I have a head gasket that doesn’t quite want to fit over the dowels. Would it be okay if I enlarged the dowel holes slightly on the gasket to make it fit ? The holes on the gasket are somewhat triangular.

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Just push it on, the gasket will stretch a tiny bit around the hole...this is a normal thing. Just about all head gaskets are like this, one hole round and one hole triangular, this allows for flexibility to fit the tolerance on location of the dowel pins.
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