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Hi 720 fans, blew the head gasket on my Z24 (on surprise there :-( engine overheated.) And took it apart and checked the block and head. Block within specs but the head is toast. Will get a rebuilt head. My question is what is the best brand of head gasket to buy? Lots of brands and want to get the best. Thanks for your help. Also can the head bolts be reused, having trouble finding new?
Nissan headgasket is your best bet.. high price but seriously how many times do you want to change the headgasket?
Its still available.
The headbolts are re-useable, but if you don't like that idea you can go Nissan or aftermarket like TopLine.
Don't use any headgasket coating (like coppercote) its a welcome mat for head leaks on a z24
Thanks for the info. It looks like the head gasket was replaced before I got this truck and they used Coppercote. maybe part of my problem. I will not use anything when replaced.
if you have access to to a car quest ask for VICTOR VENS brand all the parts in the set are Japanese parts some as oem the worst you can get is a felpro brand on head bolts ok to reuse it clean it the tread whith a brush die grinder or some similar don't forget to put some coat of engine oil when installing .
Went to Carquest website and found Victor Reinz brand. Thanks for all the info. Found that brand on Rockauto also for almost half the price.