Originally Posted by 351 svo
Was just reading over at 3.8 mustang dot com about a similiar problem. The agreement over there is that by late '96 Ford had the problem licked. But didn't come out with the MLS gaskets until '99. Just makes it that much more important to check things over before ripping into it. Good luck, and whatever it is, You still got a good deal.
I agree. I'm over at 3.8mustang often. The general consensus is that ford fixed the problem on the mustangs in 96, so the bad gasket plagued 3.8 mustangs are 94-95's.
Head gaskets do blow otherwise though, so you never know
Are you losing ALOT of water? Also, what's coming out of the tailpipe?
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