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Old 04-18-2017, 08:23 AM   #541
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I would just skip on the girdle, the initial issue with our motors and boost that I've read thus far is the head lifting so I'd say the focus should be on proper fasteners; until you're shooting for obscene numbers I would bet you have a lot of headroom with all the hardware you're adding.

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Old 04-18-2017, 01:29 PM   #542
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I would just skip on the girdle, the initial issue with our motors and boost that I've read thus far is the head lifting so I'd say the focus should be on proper fasteners; until you're shooting for obscene numbers I would bet you have a lot of headroom with all the hardware you're adding.

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Old 04-18-2017, 01:42 PM   #543
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Use the ARP for your girdle.
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:59 PM   #544
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On the fence really, don't ARP not make a stud for the M54 since they had issues with aluminum?

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Old 04-18-2017, 02:01 PM   #545
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On the fence really, don't ARP not make a stud for the M54 since they had issues with aluminum?

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That's exactly the issue, I haven't seen anyone use ARP on M54 or aluminum m52 with success.

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Old 04-18-2017, 02:14 PM   #546
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The problem is with mating the aluminium head, aluminium block and the way the head and block behave with heat and boost.

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Hey, Pole position,

Do you have a part number for the cut ring head gasket and what size did you go.

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Old 04-19-2017, 08:50 PM   #548
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Do you have a part number for the cut ring head gasket and what size did you go.



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Thanks Pole position.

Ahh, I looked at the one with out the rings included.

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