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Old 01-21-2010, 12:51 PM
fordkidjr fordkidjr is offline
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Default 4.0 head gasket

so i blew a head gasket in my 1990 ford ranger its a 4.o i was lookining up and i guess its happens alot with this motor because of the heads has this happen to yours
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Old 01-24-2010, 09:36 AM
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almost every motor after so many miles will loose a head gasket, it is normal wear. yes the pre98 heads are more likly to crack. there are some import cars that need gaskets every 30,000 miles. yes the 4.0 does have gaskets that go out more so than some other cars/truck.
very easy to fix but make sure the head is not warped. >.003" flatness
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98blown you should be an MD! that's the same stuff my doc asks and ur spot on man!!!
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