Do I have to replace the head gasket if all I'm.

Tiny
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  • 1977 CHEVROLET CHEVETTE
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Do I have to replace the head gasket if all i'm replacing is the overhead cam on this four cyl

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 AT 6:43 PM

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Tiny
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Nope, you're not removing the cylinder head so you're not removing the head gasket. What IS important is to replace what rides on the cam lobes because those parts wear together.

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 AT 7:00 PM

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