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Old 06-04-2008, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my car still smoking after replace head gasket

I replace the head gasket the is somking realy bad. I took out my spark plugs out I found antifreeze on the spark plugs and on the pistions? Can some one help me please. and there is no antifreeze in the oil.
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Old 06-04-2008, 02:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If the cylinder head is warped, a new gasket can't help. The head has to be replaced or re machined.
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yep new/ machened head sorry to hear that.... did you torque the head right? with new head bolts(I know you need new ones for an e30...)
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I replace the head gasket the is somking realy bad. I took out my spark plugs out I found antifreeze on the spark plugs and on the pistions? Can some one help me please. and there is no antifreeze in the oil.





thanks 4 the answer. what should i do buy the motor or replace thehead

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It's usually cheaper to get a rebuilt head if the bottom is still strong.
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