This gasket came as another collaboration with Cometic as an alternative to the usual OE type which are prone to blowing out.
This gasket is .030” stainless steel and carry’s a few key features. The gasket uses the 10-bolt pattern making it compatible with older motor, or, if someone were to add additional hardware locations to the later heads. Cause of the unique bolt pattern, the gasket is completely symmetrical and can be installed with the embodiment facing either direction. The bolt holes are strategically designed to self-center the gasket perfectly every time.
This gasket was originally designed with the cylinder head heat sheiks in mind, so it features rivet locations to make a multi layer stack up for just that purpose. Cylinder head heat shields will be available down the road.
Embossed gaskets provide better sealing by localizing available clamping load to a point-line contact, rather than tryin to seal the total surface are.