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Question 6.0 head cost

Im thinking of studding my truck. How much do new heads cost if mine cant be machined? Im not saying they are no good just trying to figure costs out if everything is bad.

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Im thinking of studding my truck. How much do new heads cost if mine cant be machined? Im not saying they are no good just trying to figure costs out if everything is bad.
Are you having problems?

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If it ain't broke don't fix it. I'd just stud it and leave the heads and OEM gaskets.
As for the price, it depends on local shops and how much their shop rate is I imagine

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no no problems. just thinking bout studding it. When i blew them a few years ago the diesel tech said it took him forever to get them to torque down. im just worried that when i do stud them they wont be able to be machined and just trying to get the cost on the worst case scenario.

04 f-250 crew cab xlt
5 inch turbo back
zoodad mod
foil delete
egr? what egr? O that thing i threw it in the recycling bin. See im still green
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head studs coming soon
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hankook mt's 285's
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im just needing a gues on price of heads i got a guy around here that can put everything in.

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egr? what egr? O that thing i threw it in the recycling bin. See im still green
full bumper replacement
head studs coming soon
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hankook mt's 285's
SCT X3
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edge insight cs
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If it ain't broke don't fix it. I'd just stud it and leave the heads and OEM gaskets.
As for the price, it depends on local shops and how much their shop rate is I imagine
If it aint broke, why stud it? Serious question. He has a delete, I say if eveything's fine, get rid of the gold and rebuild the oil cooler, monitor the EOT/ECT and shouldn't ever have to worry about spending $3500 +or- on studs.

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thanks man. what is the cost to rebuild an oil cooler? I should of done it when i put my egr delete in but didnt.

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SCT X3
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Studs are still a good idea regardless. I wouldn't ever run more than 375horsies through it without them..
You hear of 6.0s running all day with over 500hp on OEM gaskets, but they're using ARPs.
I've never heard of anyone running more than 400hp on stock bolts for very long...

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azkcr does your edge CS monitor read egts?

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5 inch turbo back
zoodad mod
foil delete
egr? what egr? O that thing i threw it in the recycling bin. See im still green
full bumper replacement
head studs coming soon
ride rite bags and flip over ball
hankook mt's 285's
SCT X3
custom tuned by innovative
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