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05 f250.Proposed Mods: egr delete, 4 inch turbo back exhaust, and sct programmer, gauges. will this cause to much stress on the factory headbolts and head gasket. The truck is a daily driver, i dont run it hard, dont race it either, only tow a 10k TT Occasionally.

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your right foot may and i would put them in imo they are worth it if the keep your heads from warping

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I do plan on doing studs but dont have the funds right now. Will the other mods cause damage in the mean time if i only use it as i stated?

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Mine is not studded yet. Still ok and I run her pretty hard! Just get tunes written for your truck and you should be safe. Watch your egts Keep em under 1300 deg and you should be ok.

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There are lots of people running SCT tunes without studs. I ran mine that way for 27K miles and just got studs and head gaskets this month. I would plan on getting the studs at some point though.
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