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new to here, headgasket gone on alfa 156 2.0 ts


i am new to here and just want some advice.

need to change headgasket on my car.

Do i need to lock the cams or is marking them enough if i dont move the car.

do i need to take tappets out and then drop them in oil.

any good guides, i am mechanically minded just want to make sure i do a good job.

water has got into the cylinder chamber. took spark plugs out and water is on them, plus the car is only running on the two cylinder, 1 and 2.

water is very low and only topped it up a couple of days ago.

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yes to locking the cams and cleaning the tappets...

you will have to install a new belt kit while you're doing it, and locking cams and finding TDC is the only way to do it!!

maybe hit them with kero to clean em before oiling..

with the belt you should probably install a new water pump and maybe variator if it hasn't been done recently...
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