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The way this has to be done is very carefully and with plenty of attention, you must keep track of all parts in which the order you take them off and you must apply a certain amount of torque to each bolt as the taken out. First pull the cylinder head(you will not require a torque wrench for this) then unhook all wires connecting to the engine, as you pull them off use tape and a marker to keep track on where they go.Pull all cylinders out by undoing all the bolts around it but don't take them out one at a time uscrew each one of them a little and keep doing it all around turn by turn. When getting the gasket off, use a soft metal flat screwdriver and pry off the gasket, be sure not to damage the block. If there is a rough surface on the block get some sandpaper and smooth it out, put the new headgasket on and then reassemble everything.

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