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which head gasket set do I buy?
« on: September 12, 2008, 03:05:10 PM »
Im putting a set of 062 casting vortec heads off of a 97 chevy silverado half ton onto a 84 350 block. Do I buy a head gasket kit for the 97 truck or a head gasket kit for the 84 truck. Thanks
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Re: which head gasket set do I buy?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2008, 03:18:23 PM »
Go with the head gaskets for the 97
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Re: which head gasket set do I buy?
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2008, 10:56:21 AM »
ok cool. Can I reuse the 84 350 head bolts on the vortec heads? also do I use the 84 350 rockers or the vortec rockers? thanks for the info
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Re: which head gasket set do I buy?
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2008, 12:03:16 PM »
 The head bolts are the same but the valve train componants have to match the newer heads.

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Re: which head gasket set do I buy?
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2008, 02:08:47 PM »
yes you'll need the newer rockers and such but I would replace the head bolts.
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