Mahle 3536SG .040 head gasket

Small Block Mopar Engine

  1. dogbreath

    dogbreath Well-Known Member

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    Anybody using these head gaskets .040 compressed and a heckuva lot cheaper then Felpro . Rockauto has them on closeout at $8.61 each
     
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    Watch what you do. a cheap head gasket may blow and it will cost you more to repair than buying a good gasket to start, especially on a high performance engine. I use Felpro or Cometic
     
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    • Hellrats

      Hellrats Just another dumbass FABO Gold Member

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      That is for sure one place I would not cheap out. Never had a problem with a Felpro so I wouldn't take the chance. But with that said I have never used that head gasket before... maybe it's good?
       
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      I went there and checked it out, Mahle makes good gasket, I have used them before with no problems. I also found they had Fel-Pro 8553PT gaskets for $6.34 on closeout, I got 4 for $37 shipped Summit has them for $17.99 ea.
       
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      • Krooser

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        It would be nice if I could run an $8.00 head gasket on a 14-1 motor!!!
         
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        • Krooser

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          I'm thinking these Mahle gaskets are similar to some of the other cheaper composition gaskets like Mr. Gasket offer.

          I have a couple mild small block projects in mind for the future so I ordered four of these cheapys from RA... we will see how they work.
           
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        • dogbreath

          dogbreath Well-Known Member

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          AFAIK no other cheap .040 head gasket available , felpro 1008 are like $40+ each , hope they are decent
           
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