Labor Pains: What Do You Charge to Rebuild the 6.0L Power Stroke?
The 6.0L Power Stroke diesel was introduced as the eventual successor to the popular – but less emissions-friendly – 7.3L Power Stroke. For a year, both engines were available in Ford’s diesel pickups, but in 2004 the 7.3L was retired.
Garage Gurus to Host Head Gasket Replacement Tips Event on Facebook Live
Garage Gurus will host its first Facebook Live event on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Guru Tim Habel, a certified master technician, will host the event, featuring instruction on Fel-Pro head gasket replacement for an LS engine.
When to Upgrade a Performance Head Gasket
A rule of thumb for performance engine building is that if you are doubling an engine’s power output, or are going much over 550 to 600 hp, you should upgrade to some type of aftermarket performance gaskets. Upgrades usually require no additional modifications. You just swap a performance MLS gasket for the stock head gasket.
Fel-Pro Suzuki Head Gasket Set
The Fel-Pro Gaskets brand has introduced the aftermarket’s first head gasket set featuring an original equipment-style replacement EGR adaptor gasket for 2006-2008 Suzuki L4 2.0L DOHC engines. The new PermaTorque MLS head set – No. HS26317PT2 – is now available through leading Fel-Pro suppliers. Fel-Pro gaskets are manufactured by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation.
Cometic MLS Head Gaskets
MLS (Multi-Layer Steel) Head Gaskets provide maximum sealing performance for today’s high output engines and require no sealants. MLS gaskets are ideal for both aluminum heads to aluminum blocks and aluminum heads to cast iron blocks. They can withstand the shearing force created by the two materials. MLS gaskets have increased strength because they are
Head Gasket Q & A
Cylinder head gasket design has become more sophisticated than in years past. The following FAQs on head gaskets may give you a better understanding of WHY you need to rebuild a particular engine. Can an overheating motor cause a head gasket failure? One reason head gaskets fail is because of engine overheating. If the engine
Subaru Outback Head Gasket Repair
Head gasket failure has been something Subaru has struggled with to some extent since the 1980s. There are many thoughts as to why head gasket failure on Subaru has continued. As a shop owner who specializes in the repair of Japanese vehicles, I thought I’d share some tips on Subarus. Head gasket failure has been