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#1 MaximMini

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 07:41 AM

Hi Everyone,

 

I'm currently in the process of ordering gaskets and other bids and bobs for my engine built and are wondering what head gasket to add to the list. From looking through the Mini Spares web site I'm currently considering either GUG702560HG or GEG300. Both are of different design and while GUG702560HG looks more like what you would expect for a modern (aluminium) engine, the A- series engine is not of a particular modern design (cast iron block and head).

 

Any thoughts?

 

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#2 gazza82

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 08:27 AM

always been told BK450 is best one to choose

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 02:02 PM

I've found the AF470 more reliable than the BK450: http://www.minispare...|Back to search

#4 Steve220

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 02:22 PM

BK450 If installed and run in correctly, are the best. Renowned for being great with the turbo mini lads 👌🏽

#5 cal844

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 04:41 PM

Bk450 if fitted, heat cycled and torque correctly is the one to have

#6 minidave54

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 08:08 PM

Fully agree with cal844. It's the only one i will use and has never let me down.



#7 Cooperman

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Posted 08 January 2020 - 12:05 AM

Yes, BK450 is the one.



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Posted 08 January 2020 - 12:57 AM

Except when they leak from the front (as looking at) of the engine.



#9 MaximMini

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Posted 08 January 2020 - 02:51 PM

Hi Everyone,

 

Thank you very much for all your input.

 

I take it that you are referring to this gasket:

http://www.minispare...|Back to search

 

Block and head have been refaced. Is there anything else to be considered to avoid what has been described as 'leak from the front' by nicklouse (or any other potential problems)?

 

 

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