Originally Posted by eg33GC
your surface finish may not have been as smooth per cometic's tolerances
the gaskets aren't bad, they're so good that shoddy machine shops/idiot psuedo-builders here just bitch when their shortcomings result in failure.
I assure you it wasn't anything to do with the build process or mchining. I doubled checked the surfaces with a mac straight edge and was WAY within spec. Also used a digital snap on tq wrench. I was told by quiet a few peeple not to use cometic due to not holding boost past 25 psi.