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head gaskets?

So im replacing my head gaskets on my 05 f350 6.0l what brand head gaskets should i use to keep from having more hassle in the long run.

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i have heard that the black onyx gaskets are good ones. I haven't personally used them though.

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i have heard that the black onyx gaskets are good ones. I haven't personally used them though.
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I'll be ordering a set of Black Onyx next wek.

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If your worried about the long run just go ahead and have it fire ringed,


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Go with Black Onyx. They are some of the best other than fire ringing it.

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alrite sounds like ill look into the black onyx gaskets thanks everyone
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They arent techinically black onxy gaskets, they are Victor Reins gaskets which I currently run after my build. The difference between the stock and these are the coatings on the gasket. Also dont worry about fire ringing them, Elite wont do this anymore, if they are not done correctly your kinda screwed. A set of ARP's and VR gaskets and be done with it.

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we have the gaskets available here:

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They arent techinically black onxy gaskets, they are Victor Reins gaskets which I currently run after my build. The difference between the stock and these are the coatings on the gasket. Also dont worry about fire ringing them, Elite wont do this anymore, if they are not done correctly your kinda screwed. A set of ARP's and VR gaskets and be done with it.
Alrite thanks for all the info i think thats the setup im gonna do
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