Well as we all know the head gaskets on these cars is pretty worthless. What steps do you recommend to avoiding a bhg? I immagine it'd be something along the lines of not driving it hard... but is there anything else you can do?
¤ Dont drive it hard, especially if you have developed a miss
¤ Properly retorque the stock headgasket, however you'd be better off with a MHG and ARP studs torqued to 80 or so.
¤ Enough clean oil all the time. Doubt its HG related but good advice nonetheless
¤ WATCH your TEMP GAUGE!
¤ Redline Water Wetter and dual electric fans.
The best way to remove that possibility is to replace it before it blows. Although I'm not one to talk.. I've been pushing my luck with the stock HG at 12psi for 6 months... I gotta just breakdown and thrown in the MHG... soon.
no when the weather is cold its fine, its just when the engine is cold. i usually let the car warm up for 5-10 mins before i drive it, and then i dont even boost until the temp gauge reaches all the way to the middle.