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Head studs??

Alright first things first 2003 king ranch 88000 miles running custom tuned sct with egr delete!! I am not having problems with leaking coolant truck is running fine just want some piece of mind!! A guy was telling me you could replace your headstuds one at a time? If so do you still have to remove the cab? is it easier? If you can do this do you recommend doing it with 88000 miles on the truck?? Thanks all comments will be appreciated!!
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if you have the money then yes i would get the head studs done. you can do it with that cab on removing one at a time. its just a lot easier and less time consuming to do it with the cab off. it def is not a bad idea to go ahead and get it done. running a tuner they will probably go eventually.

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The coolant stays full i might add a little once every couple of months is that a good enough sign that my gaskets are still good??
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yes if its not puking thats a good sign. but they can still be failed with no signs of puking. you can have liquid on the headers and thats a sign. the best way to determine is to do a pressure test. look it up, there are some good write ups about how to do it and make your own. thats the best way to know if there blown

2008 f250 ccsb 4x4 lariat.. 8 inch lift, 24in fuel hostage, 40in ss m16, Arp studs, egr delete, street diesel performance down pipe, intake elbow and cac pipe, Diesel site boots, xrt pro with kem tunes, s&b intake, 5 inch exhaust, edge cts, tinted mirror lights, pioneer 8400 double din, hid headlights and fogs, two jl audio 13tw5 with rockford 1500 watt amp, jl audio door speakers and tweeters, prestige 2 way alarm and remote start.

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