Black Diamond Head Gasket for 2003-2005 Ford Powerstroke 6.0L
Victor Reinz 54450A
Victor Reinz is the OEM supplier to Ford
18mm dowel size fits all Ford 6.0L trucks built before 1/11/2006
They used 20mm dowel size on 2006-2007 engines
These Victor Reinz head gaskets, with advanced Black Diamond coating technology are:
– Constructed of five (5) stainless steel layers
– Utilizing patented integrated push rod locators
– Coated with a Victor Reinz proprietary fluoroelastomer (rubber) coating
The coating seals & impregnates into the mating component surface where it decreases friction forces.
Allows controlled sliding of the components relative to the gasket without damage to aluminum engine components.
The Black Diamond coating is soft enough for cold sealing and features maximum adhesion.
Increased durability & temperature resistance and is also resistant to engine fluids including gas, oil & coolant.