$300 head studs - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-31-2019, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
PSN Local
TDtech1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Tulare, CA
Posts: 79
$300 head studs

Anyone heard of this place? My power level doesn't warrant head studs but I figured while the truck is down for a trans, might as well do some motor work. They claim to have a slightly higher tensile rating than ARP... link is below

TDtech1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-31-2019, 06:43 PM
Ford Man
Wood's Powerstroke's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Eastern South Carolina
Posts: 187
Send a message via Skype™ to Wood's Powerstroke
Re: $300 head studs

Yessir. IDK about the stud kit; looks pretty impressive, though. Hard to beat ARP, IMO.

Wood's 7.3
Old School Strokin'
2001 F-250 7.3 Powerstroke
Lariat, 4X4 Off-Road, Crew-Cab, SB, AT
Wood's Powerstroke is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Sbluke55's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Colorado
Posts: 7,867
Re: $300 head studs

I wouldn’t do it. The part number is very original. Seem to be a knock off. Plus they are made in India. So who know the metal quality. Could be great, could be crap. If you feel like chancing changing a head gasket in the future and buying different studs or factory bolts. Go for it.

01 f-250, Standard
Rev tech 4" lift, 37" military wrangler Mt tires
KC diy 66, Full force 160/100 and custom tunes from PHP
Banks intercooler and full 4" exhaust, Diy S&B intake
Diy quad feed, Hydra, Isspro boost, pyro, and fuel pressure
3/0 battery cables with military style terminals
Sbluke55 is offline  
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-31-2019, 08:43 PM
PSN Local
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 93
Re: $300 head studs

Yea im going to have to agree with Sblike55, all that work to save 290$. If they go bad your going to be over that with your time and materials to fix it.
I used to try and save money like that but i hate doing S%!# twice... Ive got ARP on my '03 6.0 and my '83 AMC Wagoneer 401. I wouldn't do it any other way.
Tte531 is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-01-2019, 05:38 AM Thread Starter
PSN Local
TDtech1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Tulare, CA
Posts: 79
Re: $300 head studs

well... I was worried someone would call me on it lol. I have the same suspicions. I want to do the 66mm conversion and 1.0 AR housing while my truck is down and im worried the stock head bolts wont hold it. I was hoping this would be the solution to my EGT issue that ive been battling since I put the stage 1's in.
TDtech1 is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-01-2019, 06:04 PM
PSN Local
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 74
Re: $300 head studs

Suspect and counterfeit parts are a real thing. I would be leery on if these test with similar results as they claim. Although, someone should buy them and do some tensile and hardness test.
Turbospin is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-02-2019, 06:24 PM Thread Starter
PSN Local
TDtech1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Tulare, CA
Posts: 79
Spent a little time researching trying to find out more about these. So far, no reviews anywhere but they also have a studs for every other diesel motor. found the shipping weight on these are 4 lbs less than ARP'S but they are also
about 2 lbs less than stock head bolts... maybe they dont use much for packing material or maybe they are just made out of chocolate cake. Who knows lol.
TDtech1 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 Head Studs/Head Bolts djbusiness 6.0L Power Stroke - Aftermarket & Performance 1 06-01-2015 07:29 PM
Head studs w/head on? 6.7ctd 6.0L Power Stroke Technical Info 18 10-01-2014 12:01 PM
GT42 and 300/300 PSDEng 1994-1997 OBS Power Stroke - Aftermarket & Performance 21 07-31-2010 03:01 PM
Head studs, When? strokin_early_99 7.3L Power Stroke - Aftermarket & Performance 14 07-30-2007 04:37 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome