At this point, it sounds like there may be a crack in the head or block. Perform a dye penetrant check and see if you find anything.
-----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jim Cathey Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 5:44 PM To: Mercedes Discussion List Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Genset > Have you looked at the surface of the head really close to make sure > there > aren't any cracks in it? Does the gasket match exactly the coolant > passages I didn't see any, but I'm no expert. I can certainly look again when I take it off. Again. Water weeps out the head gasket, I can see it coming out when the engine is running. But less than last time, for whatever that's worth. > from block to head? Was there any evidence that whomever assembled the > engine Gasket looks to mate fine. > before used a light dusting of RTV on one of the coolant passages? No sign, the old gasket came out clean. This is really frustrating. -- Jim _______________________________________ http://www.striplin.net For new parts see official list sponsor: http://www.buymbparts.com/ For used parts email [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://striplin.net/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_striplin.net