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Anyone have any idea at what boost level a 06 6.0 will lift head studs? I was just wondering what boost levels should be a ceiling for a guy. Anyone with experience out there?
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Anyone have any idea at what boost level a 06 6.0 will lift head studs? I was just wondering what boost levels should be a ceiling for a guy. Anyone with experience out there?
I didn't think it was boost, but constant internal pressure that did the lifting
like towing some heavy load up some sort of grade for an extended time and such. I am not 100% certain though.

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It is the cyclinder pressure over time, usually. Not directly related to boost that lifts heads.

Some trucks can hold over 35#s, some go at less than 30#s.

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