Yes, head studs are expensive, but this is a lesson of it is far cheaper to do it right the first time! Many owners of high-performance engines have regrets about not installing head studs sooner because they have learned an expensive lesson. On the other hand, we have not heard any regrets from those who have installed them.
These head studs are costly, but If you have cranked up the fuel delivery rate, altered engine timing, increased boost levels, added larger injectors, and mashed the skinny pedal. It comes down to increased power levels and the ability of the motor to control the growing power. The fact that your right foot controls your destiny combined with the understanding that everything has a failure point. Installing the ARP Head Studs in your 6.6L Duramax will save you from some very expensive lessons. The installation of an ARP Head Stud Kits is better suited for high-performance vehicles with greater power requirements. Head Stud installation depends on the automobile in question and the ways in which it is going to be used.
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