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I've bored my 289 .80" over. Now fitting a standard head gasket, l see its slightly too big. It impeads over the cylinder by a few thou. Will it cause any problems? Or do l need to get a head gasket which allows for the .80" over bore?
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Yes, the gasket overhanging the cylinder is not good practice. What gasket are you using? The recent production FelPro have been good up to .117" overbore. Any possibility you've got a Really Old Stock 232" gasket?