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Not with me. I had a 2001 Duramax with the shiney heads and they were never a problem. I had the truck juuuust a little over 600hp for a while too.
That Dmax engine had 48 head bolts just like the Scorpion does so clamping should be fine.
I would say that unless you start feeding exotic fuels or just get crazy with power enhancements, the heads will be a lifetime part on this Scorpion engine.
I will say too that the aluminum head will transfer excess heat away from itself faster than iron would. That should be a good thing I think.
2012 F450 Ultimate Lariat pkg, 4X4, FX4, 5th wheel prep, camper pkg, 40console40 seat, Ingot Silver and Black guts
Reese Elite 18k 5th wheel
DuraFlap flaps all 4 corners
60 gal aux tank in bed
7.4 mpg as shown @ 70mph and 25740 lbs gross!!
2012 Fuzion FZ310 Monster Edition Toy Hauler 12,500 dry 16,500 loaded to play. 3100/3500 pin weight
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