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Volkswagen Passat: 1995-1997 (B4) Cylinder Head


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gypsymoth

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Cylinder Head
Posted: Feb 5, 2013 5:22 PM
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My VR6 cylinder head was rebuilt by a shop. They reminded to check the locating pins/dowels for the head. They szhould be in the engined block. Where are the locations???
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Re: Cylinder Head
Posted: Feb 7, 2013 1:30 AM   in response to: gypsymoth in response to: gypsymoth
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forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5787868-VR6-Head-Alignment-Dowels
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Re: Cylinder Head
Posted: Feb 7, 2013 1:32 AM   in response to: gypsymoth in response to: gypsymoth
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Http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5787868-VR6-Head-Alignment-Dowels

Compare the bolt holes in the block... the ones that are slightly bigger are the ones that should have a dowel.

The head will also have slightly larger holes where the dowels sit.
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Re: Cylinder Head
Posted: Feb 7, 2013 1:35 AM   in response to: FKH161 in response to: FKH161
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www.fallastarmedia.com/vortex/headgasket/large/28a.jpg

Edited by: FKH161 on Feb 7, 2013 1:35 AM
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Re: Cylinder Head
Posted: Feb 25, 2013 6:10 PM   in response to: FKH161 in response to: FKH161
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Thanks for the reply and help....

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