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    Head Bolts?

    Looking at doing all ARP bolts throughout the engine. Any other suggestions, types, pros, cons?

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    Probably your best choice imo, even though they are pricey. I would recommend their moly lube as well for proper torque.

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    Good call. thanks.

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    If you order from TSP it comes with the chromoly lube. I ordered some with it because I didn't know it came with it and I got an extra tube.
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    Sweet. I found a set on eBay for 165$. Looks like a good deal compared to other prices I've seen.


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    Just make sure you use ARP. I have had problems with other brands.
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    Yea they are a ARP. Def don't need problems

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    Also make sure they are for pre-2004 blocks after 2004 the bolts are different.

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    Yea they say they are for 98-03 4.8 5.7 and 6.0

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