Have I blown a head gasket?

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Intermitent overheating, heat gage goes up then down then very up. Both heat gages read hot. I have done everything exept rulled out head gasket problems?
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I think you need a holiday Darryl, if your head gasket is blown. :twisted:

If your trucks gasket is blown , well then, have you had a combustion test on the frod yet?
I assume by done everything, you mean youve checked thermostat, leaking pipes, radiator cap etc etc?
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Yes etc etc etc.
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MMMM Sounds like headgasket :(
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No oil or water mixed though???
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Yup I had the same on my 4y when I removed it I found the head was corroded had it repaired by a engineer refitted and now A ok
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If all pressure and combustion testing didnt show anything then unless there is a blockage in the radiator, I fear you might have a blown gasket. :evil:
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Darryl

I had the more or less the same problem on my 4y. Used like you said in another thread Barsleaks (worked for a month). Checked the radiator at Silverton - 6 microscopic holes in core
New radiator R1395-00. No water in oil. Took of the head and surprise surprise HEADGASKET BLOWN. :thumbdown: . Changed the H/G 3 weeks ago . No heating problems since then. :thumbup:
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looks like I am pulling heads tonight. V6 double job. Oh well why not, nothing else to do.
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JA. Thats a real sh*t job. :(
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Yep, sounds like a Frod :twisted:
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Ja ja, Time for a small block and a auto.
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Put a efi'd 4Y in, problem solved!

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Or go big... Lexus V8... you know you want to! :twisted:
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Lexsucks, no thanks. 302 Ford or a 327 chev.
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I tuned into the 4x4 Challenge on Discovery last nite. :P

I see that most of the Toyota's were powered by "2ltr Celica Engines" :think:

Would that be the 4T Motor :?: :think: :?:

They weren't exactly short of grunt nê :mrgreen:
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Riceburner wrote:Lexsucks, no thanks. 302 Ford or a 327 chev.
Why the "odd" sizes? Go 350 chevy en klaar... Spare parts are so plentiful the shops practically pay you to take it off their hands, and bolt-on go-faster bits are a dime a dozen. Also, the block size of the 327 and the 350 are exactly the same, so it's going to take the same effort to convert to a 327 as what its going to be for a 350... Them's tried and trusted bullet proof motors with yonks of history behind them mate :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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So true.
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Riceburner wrote:Lexsucks, no thanks. 302 Ford or a 327 chev.
Another Vrot! You must be joking!
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Riceburner wrote:Lexsucks, no thanks.
Says the man with the vrot Frod motor? :shock: :twisted:
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I would stick to Toyota. How about a 2jz :)
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