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Old 11-13-2012, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by FromFordtoRAM View Post
I haven't bought these yet but I have done a lot of research about them. Everybody I've seen do this instal has used the OEM gaskets. Some just use the ones that are on there now, depending on how old the truck is, and some have gone to the dealership and bought a new set. EVERYONE agrees that they are much better than what JBA sends.
Since your truck is still so new, I'd just use the ones that are on your truck. Are you doing the instal yourself??
FromFordtoRAM: I am not sure yet if I am going to do the install myself. It's going to depend on time that I got since Finals are on the way.

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Originally Posted by Grubrunner View Post
Get the OEM Mopar gaskets and start from new with a fresh set of headers. Sure, as the reply above suggested, your gaskets on the OEM manifold may be fine because your truck is still new, but if they get damaged during removal or they are not in the condition you anticipated, then it's a piece-of-mind having a new set ready. They are by no means expensive.

JBA gaskets that come with the headers look and feel cheap.....real flimsy is my most accurate description.
Grabrunner: I really appreciate your feedback on your experience.

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Originally Posted by will51 View Post
I did this not too long ago and used new OEM gaskets, they were about $20 for both, cheap piece of mind knowing you won't get stuck in the middle of the install wishing you bought them lol.
Will51: If the gaskets are this cheap, I wouldn't mind buying a extra set just in case something happened. Thanks for your feedback.

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Originally Posted by UNBROKEN View Post
I slapped in JBA's gaskets....zero issues to date.
UNBROKEN: Thats good that you didn't face any issues with the gasket.

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Originally Posted by Moose612 View Post
I used my OEM gaskets, on both of the trucks I've done JBAs on.
Moose612: Thats great

You guys helped me a lot. I really appreciate it . I think I would go ahead and use the OEM gaskets, For $20, I would buy an extra set just in case.

Thanks.

Turki
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