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02 gt overheating issues?? Gasket swap

hey to all. So basically this coming weekend hopefully i will be breaking down the stang to do a head gasket change but i was wondering are there any other issues i should look for while im in there.
The car has been going through coolant and there has been no leakage from any hoses or such. no milky white oil mix but i did see a couple of spots in the coolant when i burped the system again. No real performance issues other than the car overheating and after a few test runs the white smoke started to appear more from exhaust ( I stopped running the car after that.)

so yeah looking to do the head gasket swap like i said just asking if there are other things i should look for while in it and any tips/tricks that you guys can throw in too would be much appreciated. (def will have to look up on how to get the engine timing right so that wont be a issue upon installation.) Thanks to all in advance

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Only one I got for ya is install new timing chain guides and tensioner while it's all apart.

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And a few Explorers too... 2008 4.0 XLT 4x2, 1996 XLT 5.0 4x2, 2003 Sport Trac XLT 4.0 4x4
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