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Kudos for measuring it. As others have said lots of people dont even bother with this step when building a motor and also skip things like cam gear offset. Its funny how you skip things on high priced motor builds. I think your best bet is to measure your height as many times as you are willing to with different methods to get a range and average and go from there. As was said earlier EBS racing sells thicker base gaskets as did/does Andial and some other high end buildiers/shops. The less stacking of gaskets the better for sealing. I havent seen many motors leak from the cylinder bases but I havent been around too many turbo motors. At this point it would really behoove you to go the extra yard and wait a week for an odd sized gasket to show up for the build.

best of luck, cheers!
74 911s neverending story. two feet and a jetta for now.
Old 04-11-2006, 11:49 PM
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