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Old 02-24-2009, 12:17 PM
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I got bad news to day that my head gaskets are blown and slowly heading down the road of disaster. I am not happy at all, and this is a very bad time for it to happen. So what i need to know guys where is shops people trust to do heads and studs that wont rape me.
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Go to the dealership take some ky with you it will make it easier. Dealership may cost a little more but bet they are not that much more than any respectable shop in your area. Plus dealer has to stand behind their work.
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How do you know head g ard bad? What were your symptoms?
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Old 02-24-2009, 01:22 PM
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ya heads never go at a good time man.... my went this weekend and im supose to make the trip down to brians truck shop for my new trany on thursday..... to make the story short i had a new head g's sent and ARP studs over night and got a 2 guys at a local shop working on the girl and she should be going by then.... cross your fingers
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I got bad news to day that my head gaskets are blown and slowly heading down the road of disaster. I am not happy at all, and this is a very bad time for it to happen. So what i need to know guys where is shops people trust to do heads and studs that wont rape me.
I've got a buddy that is a diesel tech and does it on the side. He did mine in January of 08 and has been great since. I can call him and see if that is somethign he can do at his house and see what he would charge.
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I just got a quote of $2100 from a Ford Garage for installing ARP's onto my truck. Talked to the service manager though and he wants to take a look at the truck first to see if there's something else going on with it to see if it might be a warranty claim.

Just thought I'd throw that at you for reference.
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My buddy said he can do it at his place, but you need to call him and talk about price and everything. Send me a PM if you want the name and number.
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River city diesel. He can do it if u take it to him
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