Like they said your timing was off.
And the gaskets well you gotta do the correct torque sequence and proper force. Also a good idea to re-torque them after a couple of little heat cycles.
1989 Sonic Blue Mustang LX Coupe, 349 ci, TW heads, TFS Track Heat intake, 75mm Accufab TB, 80mm ProM, 30 lb inj., Jay Allen cam, TKO, 3.73, 31 spline w/ TruTrac, MAC 1-5/8" LT headers w/ h-pipe, 2-1/2 flowmaster, electric fan oh and a Moates QH
392 rwhp 424 rwtq....Mustang Dyno
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