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6.4 both heads cracked

My 6.4 was puking coolant while towing. I finally got it pulled apart, took the heads down to the machine shop and he said both of them are cracked up pretty bad. Ford wants $1400 a piece for them. I am not a happy camper today

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Try spinning a turbo with compressed air and hit it with diesel clean as you inhale at the turbo outlet, I call it a turbo bong.........that's some good stuff, makes you come up with all kinds of crazy ideas.

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Check out bigg dogg heads on YouTube by powerstrokehelp.
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I watched the video, he won't be much cheaper than Ford with his core charge. I am not sure I am sold on O rings either. Right now I don't think I could get them shipped here in time anyway, Ford can get them next day. The machine shop is checking one of his connections to see if he can find a good used set.

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Got the heads from Ford and they are not reman according to the machine shop guy and I agree that they look brand new so I am pretty happy about that. At least after I get it together it ought to last .

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Do they have steel or cast valve guides?
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They are the original cast guides.

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