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  1. 1989 5.0 blowing white smoke out of exhaust and milky oil found.

    5.0L Tech
    I've been told this is for sure a head gasket blown. I'm wondering if anyone has found these symptoms to be anything other than the head gasket, or head gasket as well as other problems all combined? The engine is completely stock intake to oil pan, but does have a 5psi vortech blower. Car...
  2. 03 v6 - head gasket? help!

    Introductions
    Hi guys, I'm no expert on cars. Something is wrong with my 03 Mustang v6. I'm fearing the worst ( head gasket). I've owned the car for four years with no problems. I bought the car from a friend who was moving. In June, the check engine light came on. AutoZone re ad it* as an overheating...
  3. 1995 3.8 v6 blown head gasket fix

    Introductions
    I have been working on my cars top end and found faults why head gasket blows on that year at 100,000 miles. on removal of the heads I found the passenger side gasket was install upside down from factory, meaning the back cylinder didn't have flow from front to rear flow pattern then rear to...
  4. might have a blown head gasket?

    4.6L Tech
    ive smelled coolant for awhile in my car while driving, i thought it was the heater core but my ac/heater both work fine so i eliminated that. My coolant resivoir is never low nor do i have any leaks on the ground also i do not have milky looking coolant. but the oil had a few bubbles in it...
  5. 1965 302 head replacement issues

    Classic Tech
    ok, so i have a 1965 mustang with 1973 302. the head gasket is leaking, i am going to replace the gaskets. i have the head gasket kit. i am not quite shure on how to replace the gaskets. i was wondering if any one knew of some where i could find a walk threw on how to do the job. i am not...
  6. Gas smell in oil, possible head gasket problem?

    4.6L Tech
    I checked my oil and it was low, so I out half a quart in. When I popped the oil cap, there was a noticeable gas smell. I think its the head gasket, and my dad thinks so too. He wants me to diagnose it, just to make sure. Anyone know of a shop near Redwood City that reputable? I gotta fix this...
  7. Possibly blown head gasket? 1973 rebuilt 302

    Classic Tech
    Today my dad and I went to break in our rebuilt 302 engine inside my 1973 mustang. (break in as in run the engine for 25 min at roughly 2500 rpm to break in the new camshaft) Everything on it is 100% brand new. About a week ago we went to break in engine, but ran into a bit of a problem. About 3...
  8. 1971 Mustang Smoke Issue

    Classic Tech
    Hello, first time writing, seeking advice on smoke coming from exhaust on my 71 with a 351C. In the mornings when I start the car up, it smokes what appears to be white smoke for about 2 minutes. Goes away for the rest of the day and subsequents starts produce no visible smoke. I'm thinking...
  9. Please help!! Blown 1996 v6 head gasket

    V6 Tech
    Last night I was driving home from work. Everything seemed fine until I got on the highway. I had the heat on and as I approached about 65 miles per hour the heat cut out and I looked down and the engine temperature was at about the "L" in NORMAL. I pulled over and allowed the car to cool down...
  10. 1990 5.0 Mustang water in the oil

    5.0L Tech
    Here is how it started; My mustang started to overheat exhaust in the cooling system. Took the heads off could see where the gasket gave out between cylinders 2 & 3. I had the heads shaved and inspected for cracks and now I put the engine back together but I have water in the oil now after test...
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