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Re: Head gasket leak
Posted to Technical Discussion Forum on 6/5/2024

That "groove" in the block is too deep for the MLS head gasket to seal.

Filling the groove in with epoxy is only a band-aid, it won't hold up to the firing pressure or heat in the cylinder.

Filing the area down to make it smooth will create a low spot that... Login to read more.