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purchased my first diesel - f350 drw - 122000 miles have had it for 2 months and head gasket - leaking - am replacing both gaskets but do I need to replace the studs to prevent this from being a recurring problem. Also am replacing the turbo due to lack of boost and extreme wear.
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Are you sure you have studs or do you have head bolts? If they are head bolts, yes. If they are studs, they shouldn't have leaked in the first place and you should have it checked out to ensure your heads aren't warped.

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