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Old 12-16-2011, 07:09 PM
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head gasket opinion

I'm doing arp head studs I'm planning to use new oem head gaskets because iv been hearing bad about the black onyx. Is this the right move. Opinions please
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:11 PM
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Use OEM gaskets
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Yes, you're making the right decision.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:50 PM
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Both work, I think it all depends on how well you prep both sides, motor and make sure you heads are sent to a machine shop checked for flatness and cracks.
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Old 12-23-2011, 05:04 PM
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How much would it cost, roughly, to have studs, heads, and an egr delete kit installed?
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Old 12-23-2011, 05:38 PM
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~5k give or take
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Old 12-23-2011, 05:44 PM
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Would the price be about the same for just studs and heads? I just got my first truck and I don't want to risk them blowing.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:42 PM
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May be lower for just the studs and gaskets but while it is all torn down you may as well take care of the EGR, new oil cooler, dummy plugs, STC fittings, O rings and things that are known for going wrong with these trucks. Otherwise unless your doing all this work yourself you will be paying for pretty much the labor X2 when you do the rest of the work later on. I just had blown head gaskets and had them put in ARP studs and OEM gaskets but even though my EGR and oil cooler we still working fine I had them do the works on it just to make sure that later I didnt have to re pay for all the labor.
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Old 12-23-2011, 06:58 PM
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Trucksource Diesel just did mine , go with STOCK HG's as they, and most that have done this will reccommend
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