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Best Head Studs? LOL

Well, it is looking like I just do the head studs. What is the best brand and the best place to get them?

On my gas stuff, I used ARP.

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arp's seem to be the stud of choice. you can also get h-11's but they are more money. and a very helpful vendor on here should be able to get them to you for a good price.
i run the arp's

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I dug into this. I see that ARP will be fine for my application.

Any other sugestions when doing this? I am going to take care of the studs and EGR. What else?

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Check your stc fitting that comes off of the HPOP. They have an upgraded fitting now that wont fail and leave you stranded. When I had my stc fitting upgraded I also replaced seals on the oil rail plugs. The tech said they upgraded those to a d-ring style seal so those should never fail either. Make sure your oil cooler is good to go, and I highly suggest a coolant filter.
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ARP's

If you need gaskets, I have a good price on a combo kit; First Coast Diesel Performance -Product- Your Source For Powerstroke Performance

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Adam do you still sell the black onyx gaskets?

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Adam do you still sell the black onyx gaskets?
yes sir I do, check that link above.

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