Retorque head with MLS gasket?

Thomas1971

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I am about done building my Raptor and I’ve never used a MLS head gasket before. It came with the new head so I thought I might as well try it. I normally use a Briggs gasket. Should I retorque the head after it gets up to temp? Or is that not needed with these gaskets?
 

CarlsonMotorsports

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You can retorque the head, that is fine with the MLS gaskets, BUT, DO NOT do it hot.
Make sure that the engine has completely cooled before re-torquing.
Typically I let them sit and cool down completely on the dyno after tuning the engine.


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