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wife drove the car with the temp pinging at 260 deg. for 18 miles. What may be the side effects for this ungodly act. Engine seems fine.
 

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Well number one, our aluminum heads dont like over heatings. Causes the vales seats to drop out since aluminum expands at a faster rate than the hardened steel seats.

Second, you can warp the head, the head gaskets on these cars never blow. Its a MLS gasket. Instead the head warps. It will have all the same symptoms of a blown head gasket, just its not the gasket.

Your lucky she didnt lock the motor up, or warp the head. Hell, or even burn a valve.

Keep an eye on your temp gauge though. If you get nervous about it i can give you a few tests to run to check and make sure everything is good.

Btw, what the hell caused the motor to overheat anyways? Or do you know that yet?
 

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sure go head and tell me what test i should run.

The rubber hose on the turbo coolant line ripped but the SST is still running strong.
 

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Rashad.. I had the same problem happen to me, i was still on the stocker at that point. My intake caused the hole to form b/c it was rubbing

I went to napa and got some clamps and new hose, problem solved.
 
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