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I'm trying to replace blown headgaskets on the car and it was torn down when I rec. it don't want to purchase a manual, because I may not work on one of these again. need torque specs on heads, and timing set-up ( timing mark location)

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The manual will only cost you around $30. I strongly suggest getting one.

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