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Old 05-24-2010, 06:06 PM   #6
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Have you installed the head yet? If not, and it always is a great idea to set valve clearances on the head before installing it, you can pull the cams and touch the head of the valve to reduce it a bit. I'm assuming your clearances are tight, yes? If loose, the seat needs sunk a bit to bring the valve up. Have you talked to the machine shop about this problem? My favorite guys here in town will work with me if I run into something like this. I tell them which valve needs to come up or down and how much and they make it so. Might be worth a call.....
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