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post #1 of 38 Old 02-22-2012, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Head Studs & Head Gaskets $$ Or Sell the *****!

I have a 2005 6.0 with 112,000 miles on it. Its my baby. I've replaced the oil cooler as well as installed an egr delete kit. And now my head gaskets are on the verge of going out.. Should I sell it or should I risk putting another 700 bucks into it
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sell it get a 6.4

2003 centennial edition f250 4x4 ccsb auto w/blackwater long block w/arp's, 4" exhaust, airaid intake, ODawg's manifold, itp's reg return, sap modified solenoid, DC power 185amp alt, motorcraft 850cca, Warn Hubs, RS 55w 6k hid's, harley headlights, bpd 58v 6 phase, bpd water pump, dieselsite coolant filter, elc coolant, php gryphon, Xcal2 w/unlimited tow, new hfcm, glowshift fuel psi gauge, icon level kit, 20" kmc hoss, 305/55 terra grapplers TOTALED
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If you think 700 for a fix is expensive how does this sound.....

$700 due on the 15th of every month for the next 48 months?

Makes paying it once a no brainer huh.

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$500 for the next 3 years for me anyways, thats my payments on my truck

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fix it and drive the heck out of it ARP studs and OEM gaskets

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Yes, then I vote fix it if it's not paid off. It's no big deal after that sounds like you've done everything else.

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If it's really your "baby" then I'm not quite sure why your contemplating selling it over a simple fix...Not like you gotta rebuild the bottom end. And with studs you get to push her even harder now....Think of it as an Upgrade, cuz really what's the difference

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plus 100 insurance plus about 300 in fuel monthly

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just afraid if i fix something else will take a crap on me!

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i would fix it.

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