This is a discussion on ??? within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; what kind of labor to replace headgaskets on a 02 ss...engine has headstuds and frt mounted turbo...can the heads be ...
11-30-2009, 10:27 AM #1
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what kind of labor to replace headgaskets on a 02 ss...engine has headstuds and frt mounted turbo...can the heads be removed with the engine in the car..?
11-30-2009, 10:45 AM #2
Yah it can be done, it is a little tough to lean over but that is the way most people do it. Buddy who i helped forgot to drain the coolant first, it went everywhere.
Last edited by c5z28; 11-30-2009 at 12:40 PM. Reason: because I felt like it
11-30-2009, 11:45 AM #3
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2001 3.8 Black - sold
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i dunno....may be tough with that turbo....may have to pull it out
12-01-2009, 06:45 AM #4
12-01-2009, 06:47 AM #5
Call around also and get ahold of a known ls1 builder in your area who specliazes in it . plus if u have the money while they are already taking apart your engine u can get your bottom end of your block forged for about $800-$900 is the most common price then you can turn your boost ur
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