HOW DO I FIND OUT IF MY ENGINE NEEDS A THICKER ...

  • Tiny
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  • 1987 Peugeot 106
  • 100,000 miles

How do I find out if my engine needs a thicker gasket after head skimming

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 7:44 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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If petrol it will not need a thicker gasket, if diesel and there are thicker gaskets avalable, you will have to measure the piston protrusion as this will dictate which gasket should be used.

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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 AT 8:40 AM

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