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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    ust as the topic said.. Im gettin a stroker kit for my 3.1 when my 6k is complete.. I need to know first if I have Iron or aluminum heads.. How can I tell without tearin my ONLY transportation apart? lol.. let me know!!

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    Aluminum. Only V6 engine put into a W-body with iron heads is the 3800's.

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    Thanks man!

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    either that or get a magnet, aluminum dosent attract magnets, remember ?

    but yeah, shawn's right. 3800 is the only iron headded engine in the w's

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    Quote Originally Posted by ShockTherapy2R
    either that or get a magnet, aluminum dosent attract magnets, remember ?

    but yeah, shawn's right. 3800 is the only iron headded engine in the w's
    Get a magnet, listen to this guy! HAHA... Dont you know, due to recent economic declination, magnets are a luxury tha tis unnecessary at this time? lol.. That, and I didnt feel like leavin the keyboard! :P

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    Don't the 2.5 Iron Duke Luminas have iron heads as well?

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    Iron or aluminum heads? How to tell..

    The whole damn thing is irone except the transmission.. The 2.5 I pulled from the 6k weighed MORE than the 3.1! HAH!!

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