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post #1 of 14 Old 12-22-2008, 06:40 AM Thread Starter
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Question ??????? on head studs

What is the advantage of having head studs?
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prevents your heads from lifting. its comon on 6.0s to do that when a chip is installed.



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Depending on what model year(later ones tend to have less incidence, but it's still there), it's common on even a stock 6.0 to lift the heads.

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I lifted the heads on my 06 with the Xcal2 w/ Innovtive Tunes.
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what happens when you lift you heads
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Loss of power and smoke...


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head gasket goes, can mess up the heads, and can allow coolant in to the motor and that will screw the whole motor..... white smoke and oil leaks are some things to look for.

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if you lift the heads , it will not cause coolant intot the engine and no white smoke on a 6.0 , only thing it will do is puke from the degas bottle (reservoir), if the egr cooler blows is the only time it can get coolant in the cylinder or engine

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Loss of power and smoke...
not a 6.0 , 7.3 can but is unusual , no powr loss at all with 6.0 just puking

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i stand corrected... can a blown head gasket increase the probability of blowing the egr cooler in a 6.0?

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