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Best Gasket RS572G-2 1956-1957 Ford 312 Y-Block Gasket Set

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Best Gasket RS572G-2 1956-1957 Ford 312 Y-Block Gasket Set

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a set.
  • This product is discontinued.



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Best Gasket is the world's premier manufacturer of gaskets for vintage and classic American cars and trucks. This complete 1956-1957 Ford 312 Y-Block engine rebuild gasket set features Best Gasket's exclusive Graphtite™ cylinder head gaskets and Graphtite™ rope seal. The Graphtite™ material provides vastly superior sealing characteristics to the original rope seals while withstanding temperatures up to 1400° F.

For 1956-1957 Ford, Mercury, and Edsel 312 Y-Block engines.

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what are the head gaskets made out of? What are the rear seals made of?

August 15, 2011

what are the head gaskets made out of? What are the rear seals made of?


August 17, 2011
The head gasket and rope seal are made from GraphTite material. These gaskets are made in USA.
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