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My Turn for Studs! ARRHHHHHH

Took my truck to a local performance shop to test my truck. Currently have 71k.

They hooked it up and discovered my ECT and EOT peaked at 175F and 220F degrees.

They determined that my Oil Cooler and EGR cooler may be failing and suspect blown headgaskets.

Road test indicated that the coolant pressure rose to 15psi. Degas bottle had foamy residue in bottle.

So after having a night of no sleep and tossing and turning and acting like a emotional school girl, my truck will be in the shop in a few weeks for the following:

ARP Studs
gaskets
oil cooler
egr cooler delete
HPOP fitting, etc
coolant filter system

I guess I'll be keeping this truck a long time! Now back to all the stud related threads!

-Evan

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2005 F350 Crew Cab LB FX4 Lariat
Loaded-Leather, Sunroof, 06 Chrome Package
5'' Tuff Country Lift
Toyo MT's 35's with Race Line Renegade 20's
ARP Studs, EGR Cooler Delete, Coolant Filter
MBRP 4'' Exhaust Turbo back, No Cat
SCT X3 Tuned by TSD & IDP
Stock Airbox, NON-MAF Truck
GT3788VA POWERMAX Turbo
DiProcol Optix EGT & Boost Guages , Scangauge II

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Just make SURE you get the heads flatened and checked for cracks.
Good luck.

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me and you are in the same boat my friend! luckily i have the egr deleted already so that is one less expense!

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Get it done under warranty....

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Warranty is over

The shop I go to sends out the head to be resurfaced.

-Evan

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2005 F350 Crew Cab LB FX4 Lariat
Loaded-Leather, Sunroof, 06 Chrome Package
5'' Tuff Country Lift
Toyo MT's 35's with Race Line Renegade 20's
ARP Studs, EGR Cooler Delete, Coolant Filter
MBRP 4'' Exhaust Turbo back, No Cat
SCT X3 Tuned by TSD & IDP
Stock Airbox, NON-MAF Truck
GT3788VA POWERMAX Turbo
DiProcol Optix EGT & Boost Guages , Scangauge II

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