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HGF cure for 24.95???????

IS this for treal. It mentions a testimony for a Rover 214, another Ks eries. WOuld it work on an F/TF?

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Doubt it but sounds just like K-Seal to me. If sombody has got an iffy head gasket it might improve it. If anybody has a blown gasket why not sombody try it.
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Doubt its a long lasting cure but If I had HGF I'd be willing to experiment for the benefit of the community, what's to loose.
Fortunately - I dont
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I would if I had a gasket on the way out. If the gasket had already failied it wont do any harm. After all the engine would be stripped if it does'nt work and all flushed out. So nothing to lose is there.
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Maybe if you had a crack in the head or something?
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I guess it depends on where the leak is or how the gasket is blown - presumably for this stuff to work but not clog the waterways it must form a seal only when it reaches the external air therefore a blow between an oil and waterway would not seal as there is no air. My HGF was the common problem of the mastic beads on the gasket failing - wonder how it would seal these?

Scary thing is though, if it did work, what is to stop someone putting this stuff into their car when it develops a problem then getting rid of it quick, then the new owner gets a car blissfully unaware if the previous problem.
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worth a try i suppose
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I guess it depends on where the leak is or how the gasket is blown - presumably for this stuff to work but not clog the waterways it must form a seal only when it reaches the external air therefore a blow between an oil and waterway would not seal as there is no air. My HGF was the common problem of the mastic beads on the gasket failing - wonder how it would seal these?

Scary thing is though, if it did work, what is to stop someone putting this stuff into their car when it develops a problem then getting rid of it quick, then the new owner gets a car blissfully unaware if the previous problem.
it wouldn't get rid of mayo in the oil and **** in the coolant
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it wouldn't get rid of mayo in the oil and **** in the coolant
True, but a quick oil change and cooling system flush would.
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All looks good but i would not trust and buy it.
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im losing water at a rate now so i am going to try some of this and see what happens, i think i have exhaust - water leak. Sure i can hear bubbles in my water......

so bugger it, i'll be the testy monkey. And if it all goes wrong, well, erm. cest la vie.
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Their having a laugh aren't they!
All those testimonals sound sooo false - at least one is shown twice ( toyota Previa fixed by man in trade) and this stuff is so brilliant it knows when a head gasket is wrecked but ignores a leaking water pump ( Fiat Punto), and the story about the Merc 190,,,,,, what is that all about!!!!
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maybe npot then?
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maybe npot then?
Why not? give it a go, you've got nothing to lose other than the cost of the Steel Seal.
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And what it may do to the internals of the engine.
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Save the cost towards a new gasket set .
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And what it may do to the internals of the engine.
thiswould be my concern
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