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Old 11-13-2002, 10:12 AM   #1
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Question Metal Head Gasket Or FelPro??

I just got my shortblock back from the machine shop and they are telling me that they WILL NOT warranty the motor if I use the Metal Head Gasket I got from RRE.

I have an upgraded fuel pump (190 LHP) with stock injectors and ECU. I am running a smal 16G in the 14G Housing. I plan on a few rumbles on the street every once in a while, and a few passes at the track, but mostly the car is a fun daily driver. With that in mind I figure to run around 16-17 PSI.

Now the question is does anyone feel that the FelPro Gasket will fail if I run those boost levels ???

I just really want to know if breaking the warranty on the motor is worth it just to use the Metal Head Gasket??

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Old 11-13-2002, 10:26 AM   #2
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i dont see how it would violate any warranty if its a mitsubishi part? IMO
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Old 11-13-2002, 03:38 PM   #3
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I dont think your setup warrants a metal HG. The oem HG has stood up to a lot more abuse that what you are looking at. However, I wouldnt go with a felpro either. Go to www.partznet.com and you should be able to get an oem HG for about $50 right now I thinik.
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Old 11-13-2002, 04:36 PM   #4
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i heard buschur uses the stock HG also, but i also heard janet jackson called for me earlier who knows
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Old 11-13-2002, 05:07 PM   #5
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Just use a oem HG.
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Old 11-13-2002, 05:11 PM   #6
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The felpro is not the way to go; find an OEM and you should be fine.
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Old 11-13-2002, 05:51 PM   #7
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Go to www.partznet.com and you should be able to get an oem HG for about $50 right now I thinik.
Is this the one your talking about? I wouldn't be asking but $38 for the same part everyone else charges $100 sounds to good to be true.
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Old 11-13-2002, 07:12 PM   #9
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Thanks Everyone,

I was pretty much there in the decision not to use the Metal Gasket, but I just needed some input to confirm this.

I actually have an OEM as well, they just suggested the FelPro over that. So OEM it is!

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