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Old 12-03-2012, 11:29 PM   #1
Need head gasket for oring block  
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Should this post go under "engine- General, ..." or "Engine turbo and block" or turbo dodge help? Not sure but here goes-

I am looking for a head gasket for a 2.2 four cylinder with oring block. The last time I got one from FWD performance it was out of the wrapper but I used it anyway. I would prefer a head gasket still sealed in the factory wrapper. (the same shipment included a supposedly new turbocharger oil supply line but it had used dirty oil dripping out of it and I was not pleased)

I see FWD performance has a solid copper head gasket for orings? .012 thicker than stock? hmmmm

Any advice on where I might find a new, still in wrapper, head gasket for block with orings? I don't feel a need to go thicker than stock but at this point I might consider anything that works-- as long as it is high quality and reliable I can compromise on absolute performance.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:14 AM   #2
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I would get the whole thing from FWD and spray it with copper silicone spray. If you get a thicker gasket, no big deal. But it better have a thicker O ring too. So you buy both together.

I suspect the block has a lot of work done to it? Personally I would recycle the block and put everything into an unmolested block and run the Cometic gasket... But that is a lot of work though... I have a 340 blower motor I got with the O rings cut in too, just makes you want to stab the last owner with a fork lol. Short of welding and decking the block it's toast..

Mopar used to sell the O ring HG. You could go to the dealer with an old book and do a parts search. Could be something sitting on a shelf with a 1/4" of dust on it waiting for you lol. Not much to say, ancient tech that has gone away...
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:22 AM   #3
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Mopar O-ring Head gasket is no longer available.

I use FelPro headgasket for both of my o-rings block. No problems.
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Old 12-04-2012, 06:52 AM   #4
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there is a guy on the other site that has a few of the O ring gaskets for sale
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:41 PM   #5
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Thanks Fellas-
Sounds like there are several options-- I know I don't feel like ffriggen around with a bigger oring because then I assume I would have to machine the groove wider to accommodate the larger diameter wire.
Yes this block has a lot of work done to it (by me in another life) so I don't want to sacrifice quality but cannot justify major expenditures of either Time or Money.
Hmmm the other site.... I don't know what the other site is but I'll look around. I believe the part number was the XXXX2008 gasket.

***tryingbe*** You imply I can go down to the local advanced auto and just by a normal FELPRO gasket for a 89 turbo1 or something similar and it will be ok in my 9:1 compression ratio 20 psi boost engine? I'm liking that approach if it would be reliable. I mainly want to rejuvinate and sell this omni beast but cannot put something together that is not built right.
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turbo-mopar is the other site. Looks like they are sold as I don't see them in his threads anymore
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Any other comments on running a stock (Felpro) head gasket on an O-ringed block?
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