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Cometic Gaskets C5816-040

Big-Block Chevy Head Gasket 396/402/427/454/502 Mark IV & Bow Tie

Cometic Gaskets C5816-040
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Cometic Gaskets C5816-040 Big-Block Chevy Head Gasket 396/402/427/454/502 Mark IV & Bow Tie $87.97
Big-Block Chevy Head Gasket
  • 396/402/427/454/502 Mark IV & Bow Tie
  • Bore: 4.320"
  • Compressed Thickness: .040"
  • Compressed Volume: 9.61cc
  • Sold Individually

  • Specifications:

    Bore (in.)
    4.32
    Bore (mm)
    109.73
    Compressed Thickness (in.)
    0.04
    Compressed Volume (cc)
    9.608
    Lock Wire
    No
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Gasket Material
    Multi-layer stainless steel
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    C5816-040

    Cometic Multilayer Steel (MLS) Gaskets are designed to provide the best possible seal for naturally-aspirated, boosted, or nitrous-fed engines. The head gaskets are made from 3-5 layers of spring stainless steel, offering a stronger base material than standard cylinder head gaskets. Viton-coated stainless steel outer layers create a superior seal not available with other steel or copper gaskets. MLS Gaskets reduce bore distortion, resist corrosive substances, and have excellent rebound qualities. Sold individually.

    Features
  • Made from stainless spring steel for exceptional corrosion resistance
  • Designed to withstand serious cylinder pressures without machining for installation of locking wire
  • MLS Cylinder Head Gaskets are coated with .001" thick Viton rubber that's bonded to the outer stainless steel layers

    Installation Notes
  • Not designed for use on engines with O-rings or receiver grooves
  • Always refer to the fastener manufacturer to determine accurate torque values
  • A surface finish of 50 RA (roughness average) or finer is recommended for proper gasket seal
  • Cometic Cylinder Head Gaskets go on dry because they're coated with a sealant (adding another sealer can hinder gasket performance)

  • Does Cometic Gaskets C5816-040 fit your vehicle?

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    • Liter: 6.6
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    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1973 GMC C35/C3500 PICKUP

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    • Liter: 5.7
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    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1969 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1972 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: V
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: S
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973 GMC K35/K3500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

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    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

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    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: NOMAD
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1974 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1969 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: S
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1975 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

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    • Liter: 5.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.4 L / 327 )

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    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1968 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5753
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 351
    • EngineType: V6 ( 5.7 L / 351 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: W
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 3180
    • Liter: 3.2
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 194
    • EngineType: L6 ( 3.2 L / 194 )

    1968 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1970-1972 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1970 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1969-1970 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: A
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1968 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1974 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1972-1973 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: K
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 GMC P35/P3500 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1974 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: W
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973-1974 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: RALLY
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: X
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1974 GMC C25/C2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1969 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

    • CC: 6998
    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1971 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: Z
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: N
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: MALIBU
    • Engine Vin: H
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: CONCOURS
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1968 GMC K15/K1500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: S
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1973 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1973 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 4801
    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: V
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969-1971 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1974 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: L
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: Z28
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1969 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1971 GMC P25/P2500 VAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1971 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: E
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1969 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1974 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: L
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1968 GMC K35/K3500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1972 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1972 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: J
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1974 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1971 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1974 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • Engine Vin: K
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1974 CHEVROLET P30 VAN

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • Engine Vin: L
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1968 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • Engine Vin: Q
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1970 CHEVROLET ESTATE

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1971 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1972 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1969-1970 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • CC: 3769
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 230
    • EngineType: L6 ( 3.8 L / 230 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: GREENBRIER
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: L
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1966 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 4638
    • Liter: 4.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 283
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.6 L / 283 )

    1968 GMC K15/K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.4 L / 327 )

    1975-1976 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1971 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: NOMAD
    • Engine Vin: J
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1965 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 6704
    • Liter: 6.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 409
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.7 L / 409 )

    1965-1967 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SS

    1970 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: A
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1973-1974 GMC C15/C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

    • CC: 5358
    • Liter: 5.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 327
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.3 L / 327 )

    1969 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: E
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1974 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973-1974 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    do these allow my mark iv to run 502 mericruiser heads?

    Asked by: tayjeaggertot
    These will allow the Mark IV to work in 502 size, but you will need to verify that all of the steam holes and passages match to the Mercruiser heads.
    Answered by: Rusty B
    Date published: 2018-02-26
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