1997 2.2l manual trans. 165k
So recently my head gasket blew out due to a bad radiator that I didn't notice immediately and it overheated. After a change I thought all was peachy and thought I had fixed the radiator problem with a new hose and clamp. Not so. The radiator entirely gave out and...
I've been searching this forum for a while and no one has a conclusive answer;
can you change the oil pan gasket in a 2nd gen 2WD 4.3L + Manual trans by just lifting the motor a little with a hoist?
I have an engine hoist but I'm trying to do this job in 3 days and it isn't worth it to me to...
It might sound stupid but what would happen if I changed my gaskets with marine application instead of regular on-road application?
Are marine parts tougher/more resistant/heavy duty or quite the contrary?
I'm just trying to build a "bullet-proof" truck.
Thanks in advance!
2002 GMC Sonoma Ext Cab. 4.3 Vortec, automatic transmission
Well around a week or so ago, my truck overheated really badly. I blew both head gaskets, melted a fuel injector poppet, broke #1?? (unsure) piston, scratched wall of said piston. I also intend on getting a timing job done.