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William Jones
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have checked the deck on the block the last time I had it apart and will check it again. We used the standard torque the first to times and it lifted the gasket the 3rd time I went to the higher torque setting on a recommendation from a engine builder. We got the same result this is a aftermarket block with thicker deck. When I get it apart I will check the deck again especially across the bolt holes.

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