is it a cork or rubber gasket that you have now? If it's cork....get a rubber one. The ED ones are different. it's easy to change just undo the bolts on the rocker cover, remove it, scrape off the old gasket and put on the new one. You can use some blue silicon between the gasket/head to get a better seal.
when i had my EB i had the same drama,so off to repco i went and bought a u beaut ACL rubber gasket.i took yhe cover off,cleaned away all old cork and muck fitted new gasket to the letter,making sure it all pushed on correctly,then i but the rocker cover back on and wouldnt you know it,the leak was still there,so im not sure how great rubber gaskets actually are.
Don't get a gasket from a wrecker! EA-ED ones aren't resuable. I whacked a bit (lot) of sealant around the half moons to keep the leaks away, seemed to work, now it's just my sump and timing chain case that leak.
There is NO way a rocker cover leak can blow a head gasket not on this plannet and not on any other....
I used a new one piece rubber gasket, cost nothing, i like psycho chicken used lots of ultra blue on the half moons and hasnt leaked a drop.. No all that leaks is the gasket between the head and front cover.... nothing that silcion can not fix
98 T5 gear box (was auto)
Wade 977b cam
AU bottem end
ELXR6 ported Head
for some reason my ED has a cork gasket and the rubber 1/2 moons and i dont think its ever been changed (thought ED were different?). will be changing it to a one peice rubber gasket when i put the EF Cam in. its all there, just got to build up the motivation to do it.
1994 COBALT BLUE ED FAIRMONT GHIA
Next Mod - T5 Manual Conversion
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