: Head gasket removal, best practices



stsgus
09-04-09, 10:34 AM
98 STS, need to clean off head gaskets. Plastic or wood scraper, and what is the best chemical to assist?
-alcohol
-brakekleen
-mineral spririts
-??????
Suggestions please! Thanks!

ps- using scotch brite would be a big no-no, yes?

Ranger
09-04-09, 12:00 PM
:tisk: Using Scotchbrite would be a BIG no-no. See the last page in the Tech Tips section.

stsgus
09-04-09, 12:34 PM
awesome! thanks! still trying to figure this place out. Thanks again!

00 Deville
09-04-09, 02:27 PM
Gus, What thread repair did you decide to use... Timeserts, Norm's or Stud's?

stsgus
09-04-09, 02:33 PM
Studs. Ready to get this badboy back on the road....

00 Deville
09-04-09, 04:16 PM
Excellent choice... in the other thread you mentioned you were an A&P who do you work for?

zonie77
09-04-09, 06:08 PM
I use brakeclean.