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??
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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