Originally Posted by Gearboy
Thanks. So, considering that, it makes the failure of my head gaskets at less than 16,000 miles puzzling. Can you imagine why this would happen to a moderately driven, completely stock engine? And re: the ring land problem, why would there be excessive detonation in a stock-tuned engine? Are the engines poorly tuned from the factory?
i'm saying that the heads may weep prestone and not be blown.
and the tunes can suck. but usually there is another problem causing it. something wrong or done wrong or even poor gas quality.