Monday, March 30, 2009

Exhaust valves

Beautiful new stainless steel exhaust valves
Started to grind the valves

But, problem! This intake valve was slightly bent by the broken exhaust valve. I am waiting fro a new intake valve.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009


Brought the pistons to the machine shop and picked up the cleaned and resurfaced damaged head.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Flywheel and pressure plate

Picked up the fly wheel...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Lateral play of crankshaft

Measurement of the lateral play of the crankshaft (.006" to .008"). No thrust bearing needed.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

US exhaust manifolds

I removed the anti-pollution system which can rust and leak. also, the heat shield and asbestos had to go to avoid cracks on the manifold.