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Old 12-13-2012, 12:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Copper head gasket

Has anyone made and used a copper head gasket on a T3 series motor. I have just looked at the price of a gasket from Triumph, shocking price of 130.00 pounds!!!!!!
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Lings has them for 53. They're made of at least two kinds of plastic and one kind of metal; I don't know that I'd trust plain copper to replace one.

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Old 12-13-2012, 06:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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And I got a whole gasket kit from Sprint for 104 of your uk pounds - so 130 for just the head gasket seems a bit steep.
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Me too top end gasket kit from bb $60 US, fuk the copper, I run copper gasket in Betsy 77 silver jubilee but wouldn't entertain copper with liquid cool.
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