: Head gasket removal, best practices

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

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

09-04-09, 11:00 AM
:tisk: Using Scotchbrite would be a BIG no-no. See the last page in the Tech Tips section.

09-04-09, 11:34 AM
awesome! thanks! still trying to figure this place out. Thanks again!

00 Deville
09-04-09, 01:27 PM
Gus, What thread repair did you decide to use... Timeserts, Norm's or Stud's?

09-04-09, 01:33 PM
Studs. Ready to get this badboy back on the road....

00 Deville
09-04-09, 03:16 PM
Excellent choice... in the other thread you mentioned you were an A&P who do you work for?

09-04-09, 05:08 PM
I use brakeclean.