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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-06-2010, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Fire rings

Anybody popped a gasket with ARP's?

My question is, at what point does ringing the head become a neccessity?
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Todd did (goodstktbo), but I think he had fire rings too. Maybe, maybe not... I don't recall.

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Re: Fire rings

subscribing, would really like to know the answer to this one myself.

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Re: Fire rings

yep poped one going fire rings now!!!

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Re: Fire rings

Yours was a gasket issue wasn't it
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dont know what the issue was!!! could have been but more than likely CP and boost had something to do with it!!!

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-06-2010, 11:24 PM
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Re: Fire rings

No firerings when popped the gasket. Swamps said cyl. pressure was to high. I am fireringed now.

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So is it safe to say it dosn't happen very often?.....
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Re: Fire rings

This engine has ARP's: Look at this - Powerstroke Nation.

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So is it safe to say it dosn't happen very often?.....
I guess. Brian had 680 hp wit arps.

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