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1985-1992 Fleetwood, 1993 Sixty Special, All FWD Forum Discussion, cylinder head screws in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; I want to replace my cylinder head gasket - do I also have to replace the screws or can I ...
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    Cadi Coupe is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    cylinder head screws

    I want to replace my cylinder head gasket - do I also have to replace the screws or can I reuse the old ones ?? (are this normal screws or stretch screws ??)

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    elwesso is offline Cadillac Owners Master
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    Its always best to get new BOLTS. They are coated with a special loctite stuff from the factory, and obviously will wear off by taking them off and the heat they go through.

    You wouldnt want the head gasket to fail again becuase you didnt replace the bolts.

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