[Vwdiesel] Head Gasket

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Thu Aug 31 11:56:24 EDT 2006

In a message dated 8/31/2006 8:42:22 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
toensing at wildblue.net writes:

> As I recall, if it is warped over 5,000 of an inch it should be resurfaced, 
> although if warped too mush, if may not be useable.

  I think "allowable" is .002".  You also have to watch for cylinder 
wall scoring if they "overheat and die."  It's quite common in that 
case and will use oil after that.  I've yet to see one warped so bad
it can't be made useable.  :-)  Internal passage cracks are another 
thing though.

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