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9453

Need a head guru

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9453    0
9453

I'm looking to get another head for my 01 HO just so I can have it already to go when I change my head gasket don't want any issues when I get into it now I found a head with low miles sounds like a pretty good deal the only thing is that it's from a 98 24v now will this work on my HO??? Thanks

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dually    0
dually

You going to have a head shop see if it needs to be shaved, pressure tested and checked for cracks?

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white01    0
white01

You going to have a head shop see if it needs to be shaved, pressure tested and checked for cracks?

had to plug in laptop..battery went dead:lmao:that would be the wise thing to do..have it looked over good before installing.so you wont be :doh::duh::evilgrin: later on.

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9453    0
9453

Yes it is leaking a little bit at the right front cornner. I found a head off of a 98 with low miles approx 26000 was thinking that it might be in pretty good shape as the engine it was on lost a cylinder.

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Blueox01    0
Blueox01

Has your head ever been off? Do you suspect a problem with your head? How many miles on your engine? Has your engine ever got really hot?

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JOHNFAK    85
JOHNFAK

whats it cost to get head work done eg head offmachinednew gaskettinstalled and (if existing head gaskett issue) head offmachinedO-RINGEDcleaned (radiator and other leaks etc from blown head gask) new gaskettinstalled :shrug:

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Blueox01    0
Blueox01

whats it cost to get head work done eg head off machined new gaskett installed and (if existing head gaskett issue) head off machined O-RINGED cleaned (radiator and other leaks etc from blown head gask) new gaskett installed :shrug:

If it's leaking were i think it is,the corner where the thermostat sits it probly has'nt lost a cylinder seal. thats where mine was leaking,just checked head for warpage new OEM gasket and done.:2cents:

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flagmanruss    80
flagmanruss

Do you need to get the truck back up super quickly or are you a pessimist? (Or do you have reason to suspect a serious problem the will require head replacement anyway? It just seems that cleaning the head up & putting it back would be much cheaper. If the head fits, as the others have stated, that's fine... You end up with a spare head to store or resell...Russ

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