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Old 01-10-2013, 10:09 PM
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I would think that if you heated it enough that it stalled out, then it may be that the heads are in some danger of being warped. I overheated mine once but I got lucky. I think its just a matter of time though. There are guys on this board much more knowledgeable than I am, but from what I have learned about my own 4.7L is that the aluminum heads are likely to be damaged when they get overheated. When mine do finally go, I plan on replacing with iron.

Wish I had more to help you out, but I'm sure someone will be along soon who can talk more technical about this than I can.

Good Luck with it.
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