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which way to go

if i stud my truck do i just put stock gaskets on it or do i get something different. why does hypermax saysa if you put their gaskets on dont stud it . i need to know because head gaskets are leaking for the 5th time
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-08-2008, 08:29 AM
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From what I understand the stock gaskets are really good. If you stud it with stock gaskets you should not have a problem.. but I'm not sure. I'm a 7.3 guy..

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Everyone i have seen has just studded it and just used the factory gaskets.

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Just go with new factory gaskets and a set of studs. Should be fine after that.

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Make sure they are checking the heads to make sure they are flat. If you have a warped head and they are just putting a new gasket on it then it will leak again. But if the heads are flat, stud it with stock gaskets and you will be fine.
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