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Old 24 Dec 2010, 05:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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head gasket change

hi just woundering out of curiousity when is time to change the head gasket on a classic scoob?

ive got a 99 v6 sti with around 86000 miles and about to do a cambelt change.

i dont rely have much history with the car ive done 2 oil changes within the last 6000 miles.
so when are they due?

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Old 24 Dec 2010, 10:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's not a service item. Only if it the head gasket leaks will it need changed.
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Old 21 Jan 2011, 09:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd cry if they were a service item :p
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Old 21 Jan 2011, 10:16 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: head gasket change

Here's a service schedule mate - http://www.subaru-impreza.org/forum/...es-classic.jpg headgasket is not a service item as above it's a case of as and when it leaks or blows it needs changing. Think I'd cry as well if it where a service item
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Old 04 Feb 2011, 04:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a car with 139,000 miles on it... HGs still good altho there is a pot in my cupboard with some pennies in it for when the time comes..
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