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The Nissan GTI-R (RNN14) Owners Club Australia



We maintain a list of every Nissan Pulsar GTI-R for sale in Australia that we find publicly available HERE.



Founded in 2000, we have been running this private forum since 2005. It is the core basis and historical database of the club. Since everyone is on FB we also run a "group" THERE, but we highly encourage all Australian owners to JOIN this real forum, where we are in full control of our own data, and benefit from many years of collective, organised, searchable ownership experience.

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Guest luke squires

copper head gasket vs stainless head gasket

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Guest luke squires

Hey i need to change my head gasket i have had a look at stainless head gaskets from tommei and coswroth, but then seen you can get a copper head gasket made. What one would be best for a reliable/power point of view? Cheers

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General consensus is the copper ones are not worth the reliability issues unless it's a dedicated racecar with really big power.


The Cosworth ones seem to be the most recommended (have the largest range of bore sizes and thicknesses), but the Tomei and HKS options are also happily used.


Cometic are not recommended for the GTI-R.




We have a couple of different threads discussing head gaskets and the options/failures in detail. If you are an owner, join the club and have a read!

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