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Surface heads while doing studs????

Well, I found a good deal on studs so they will go on the shelf while I gather gaskets, seals, probably the EGR delete, but was wondering...

Now, I have the Ex, so I planned on lowering the motor (remove the mounts) and changing the studs one by one instead of breaking the motor open. Should I take a few more days (and a few hundred more dollars {~500ish?}) and pull the heads and have them surfaced? I know Ford sucked at getting them flat, but I don't have leaks or milk in the jug so should I yank the heads or just do the studs one at a time?

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check it before. but it wouldnt be a bad idea.

i had mine done while they were off

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Yes spend the time & money or is just a waist of you time.

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