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    Blew my head gasket

    Well my strainer got clogged yesterday on the river, and I noticed exhaust blowing out my output pisser.

    All cylinders look good, but I was down on compression on the rear and found my gasket.

    The gasket blew right in the middle on the intake side of PTO, and that spot of the mag gasket was close. You can see the black spot on the cylinder where the gasket blew (middle picture on left)

    Should I be thinking of modding the head to run an o-ring????

    Here's some pix.

    My niece wanted to help And then you can see all the goodies I bought to improve my strainer, and make a shut-off, and a bypass
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    OH yeah............my spare head gasket just happens to be sitting in my toolbox at work. Stuck their till Tuesday

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    Who all has done the head mod for using O-rings? and what all does that require

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    Sea Lion has had it done and RodneyAE I think bought some dsone already. It will require machining 2 grooves into the head or cylinder. And you will need a high temperature (viton) Oring for the combustion chamber and another for sealing the water jackets (Buna on mine). My PSI cylinders are actually machined for the Orings, leaving the heads untouched.

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