Do I need any special tools on replacing the head gaskets on my 351w engine?

Tiny
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I know I will need a torque wrench but will I need another special tool while I get closer to my heads>?

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Friday, November 18th, 2011 AT 11:19 PM

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Tiny
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That's about the only thing you need on replacing the HG-

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Friday, November 18th, 2011 AT 11:37 PM
Tiny
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YOU'RE GONNA NEED TO KNOW THE "SEQUENCE" AND "STEPS" IN WHICH YOU TIGHTEN THE HEAD BOLTS

YOU JUST DON'T START CRANKIN' ON 'EM!

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 12:54 AM
Tiny
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I knew somebody like you would come in and inject the increment steps and sequences-I only answered for the ST's needed-TY JF

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 1:19 AM
Tiny
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CORRECT KNOWLEDGE IS A. SPECIAL TOOL

SEE-UNs HOW FAST YOU ARE GETTING IT POSTED (TAKE ME FOREVER TO FIND IT, 'SPECIALLY THAT YEAR)

I WILL GET DOWN BEHIND COVER AND CONCEALMENT WHILE YOU THROW THAT OUT TOO, RAZ

ALL GOOD, WAY OVER THERE?

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 1:28 AM
Tiny
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You wil have to have to send the heads to a machine shop to be check and rebuilt though.

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 1:33 AM
Tiny
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Joze182 if you need more help-holler to JF he's the Ford/Jeep Expert in here-TY for using 2carpros

Lol, JF if it was me I'll dumped in a 427/429 Cobra-No chance with a 351C, -I use to be a First On Race Day but I when desertion from them and now I become Found On Road Dead -Hey! JF those California Specials are they still around, never seen it anymore-Then again Ford's has Super Engines that will tear down on a 1/4 track-Missed them old days of dragging, here and Honolulu, Hi

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Saturday, November 19th, 2011 AT 3:20 AM

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