Multi-Layer Steel: The “Forever” Head Gasket?

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[Editor's Note:  We first met our old friend Bill when he was teaching engine machining techniques for Perfect Circle, and we've learned a great deal from him in the decades since.  Here, he'll dispel any misconceptions you might have about this tou...

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Resealing Volvo XC90 V8 Front Engine Cover

Resealing Volvo XC90 V8 Front Engine Cover

An oil leak or burning smell might indicate a leak from the front engine cover. Here's the procedure for resealing front engine covers. You might have a customer that comes in complaining about an oil leak or maybe a burning smell. On the Volvo XC90 V8, the front...

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Mercedes-Benz M264/M260 1.5/2.0L Engine

Mercedes-Benz M264/M260 1.5/2.0L Engine

We’ve previously looked in depth at the M270/274 and M276 engines. What about their replacements? What’s new about this engine plus service tips and hints. Also an introduction to the M254 engine. Replacing the M27x-series engines, the M260/264 engines have already...

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2 Comments

  1. gmcconiga

    Victor-Reinz, FelPro and Cometic all make top quality MLS gaskets and they are available through the major racing parts suppliers like Summit, Jegs and Lane.

  2. catfish

    Where do you buy these head gaskets, i sure could use them for my race motors,becouse every week i teare down my motors and the copper ones are a little high,so i figure this is one way to help my buget on meterals. so if anyone knowes where i can get these head gaskets plese let me know. Thanks.

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Resealing Volvo XC90 V8 Front Engine Cover

Resealing Volvo XC90 V8 Front Engine Cover

An oil leak or burning smell might indicate a leak from the front engine cover. Here's the procedure for resealing front engine covers. You might have a customer that comes in complaining about an oil leak or maybe a burning smell. On the Volvo XC90 V8, the front...

read more
Mercedes-Benz M264/M260 1.5/2.0L Engine

Mercedes-Benz M264/M260 1.5/2.0L Engine

We’ve previously looked in depth at the M270/274 and M276 engines. What about their replacements? What’s new about this engine plus service tips and hints. Also an introduction to the M254 engine. Replacing the M27x-series engines, the M260/264 engines have already...

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Four Common High Mileage Repairs

Four Common High Mileage Repairs

Different terrain, temperatures, and road conditions affect vehicles differently. Here are some common problems found in high mileage Volvo vehicles. Like all cars, as Volvos get older and start to clock a lot of miles on the odometer, some common problems can start...

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2 Comments

  1. gmcconiga

    Victor-Reinz, FelPro and Cometic all make top quality MLS gaskets and they are available through the major racing parts suppliers like Summit, Jegs and Lane.

  2. catfish

    Where do you buy these head gaskets, i sure could use them for my race motors,becouse every week i teare down my motors and the copper ones are a little high,so i figure this is one way to help my buget on meterals. so if anyone knowes where i can get these head gaskets plese let me know. Thanks.

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