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post #1 of 7 Old 04-18-2008, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
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anyone blown heads after ARP's

Ok, I've got brand new cylinder heads, gaskets and ARP head studs. Have any of you had head gasket issues after ARP studs? I don't plan on adding much more than my Flashpaq 1805 and maybe custom tunes down the road.

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I've heard of one person here doing it. I think they were installed wrong though.


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Since you have new cylinder heads, as long as the block is flat and true, with the new heads, gaskets, and studs, you shouldn't have any problems.

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i doubt it man! I'm not going to say it won't, but it's highly unlikely if they were installed properly. That's the only reason I could think of would be a bunk installation. Otherwise, tune away!!
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I have not had any problem, or have I heard of anyone with problems.

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and If you are chances are its your egr cooler.....

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I hope not. I just had studs put in at my Ford dealer when I had a bedplate gasket replaced under warranty.

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