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okay so i took off my valve cover to check my valve clearances and to replace the paint that was peeling off my valve cover anyways on my way to replace the fuel pump this week other one crapped out... well when i was under the car i noticed on the front end of my gf car there was black smoke that came off the exhaust but then again the car has been sitting all winter...
my question is should i replace the head gasket while i have the cover off?? i have not done a compression test. and can the head be rplaced with the motor still in the car????i have an 84 190e with 8 valves also i can get a new head with the tappets and valves except it is for a 91 190e with 8 valves or am i better just getting the old one polished and checked for leaks at a machine shop??? and is it a realitively hard process of taking off the head and putting a new gasket on there
 
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