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Old 08-05-2009, 08:03 PM   #1
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Default Head gasket - 66 200ci straight 6

Is there a walkthrough article anywhere so I have a step by step to be sure I'm doing this right?

Doing a gasket set on a 66 200ci straight 6.
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Old 08-05-2009, 09:13 PM   #3
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Thanks Scott. I was trying to be lazy and not Wade through too much data but that is no way to go through life so I will do the right thing and work for my information.

i just realized. I need new head bolts don't I?
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:46 AM   #4
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Trying to find bolts. Yearone rockauto advance autozone napa pepboys all don't carry them. Any ideas?
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Old 08-06-2009, 08:42 AM   #5
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Maybe try Virginia Mustang, California Mustang, Mustangs Unlimited, NPD, Mustangs Plus, Paddock Parts, CJ Pony Parts, Dallas Mustang.
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:19 AM   #6
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No need for new head bolts. That is maainly for the aluminum head motors with "stretch bolts",
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Great thanks guys. Good to know I don't have to toss out disposable bolts. Still can't seem to find a tech article on the head gasket job.
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You don't have a repair manual? It's a fairly straight forward job. Mostly want to be sure you get the correct torque values...which is in the manual.

So, you determined that the smoke is from the head gasket?
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I think its odd that I have a Haynes book for 65-73 I believe is the years it covers for Mustangs, but it is V8 only. I don't really get that. I have never seen a book that said it was for I6.
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I think its odd that I have a Haynes book for 65-73 I believe is the years it covers for Mustangs, but it is V8 only. I don't really get that. I have never seen a book that said it was for I6.
Check the index. All the ones I have, chapter 2 is subdivided into the different engines.
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