Originally Posted by SHARPMACHINE
He thinks he can save close to $500. if he goes with ford parts.
He is not into much tuning and it is still stock. He is eliminating the egr, and has a new oil cooler. From what you are saying, he would be ok with the ford parts.
stock will be fine. When he does do this it might not be a bad idea to have him check the heads flatness and have them check for cracks, just to be extra safe.