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It is recommended that you replace them if you're removing the head anyway, but you can reuse them if there is no damage to the threads, signs of stretching (look closely at the threading), or warping/bent - might be ~$15-20 for a new set -- don't replace them for the sake of replacing them though, only if you had to remove them while other service to the head and/or block is being done.

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