Spiking temperature, loss of coolant, white smoke

Tiny
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  • 1998 CADILLAC DEVILLE
  • 165,000 MILES

Just checked oil and it looks like chocolate shake. What 2 do 2 drive it 2 shop w/o motor locking. Gasket blown on northstar engine. Should I timesert or stud the heads

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 1:21 AM

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Tiny
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Your gonna have to replace the heads and the gaskets there done

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 1:32 AM
Tiny
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Should I stud or timesert the heads

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 2:18 AM
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Your preferred method is going to be timesert. There are factory produced service procedures and special tools to accomodate, which for studs there is not.

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 AT 3:56 PM

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