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P heads vs. Aluminum gt40 Heads

I am debating buying p heads for my gt 5.0 (89) for $500.00 or gt40 aluminum heads for double the price...any ideas??? are the aluminum gt 40's that much better than the p heads??


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i dont know, but i know that p heads come on v8 explorers stock


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why not get some AFR heads for double the price ?

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this is a little bit off topic, but it has to do with heads, Why dont you just port the stock heads???
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porting stock castiron heads can only take you so far and they weigh A LOT vs AFR or other brands aluminum versions.

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The P heads need special headers, unless you don't mind burning the boots off your plug wires all the time.
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