Jump to content
Ultimate Subaru Message Board
SUBARU3

Mitsubishi Head gasket (quick question)

Recommended Posts

OK...I have this 48K 1.6 Mitsubishi (Plymouth Champ) that I have polishing up with all new externals, h2O pump, seals, timing belt, pulleys, etc and I'm wondering about the head gasket. I'm going to install it in my Champ. I know on low mileage Suby engines, (JDM imports), I have never had a bad one. This Mitsu engine is clean enough to eat off of and was stored in dry storage with "oiled" cylinders. It turns over with great compression. Again 48K

 

Is it worth it to replace the head gasket and go into to that work? I personally believe the stock/original assembly and gasket are worth at least a shot. I doubt that they would be bad.

 

Your thoughts?

 

Thanks!

 

Todd

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would only consider it if that particular engine is known to have headgasket issues?

 

Also some headgaskets are easily done in the vehicle - that would also encourage me not to worry about it now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

True...These inline engines are easy in the car. I will leave well enough alone! It all looks dry and new actually! Timing belt for sure. Interesting that this G32B is NOT interference. Even though it's an MCA jet engine.

 

Thanks, Todd

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×