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Old 07-20-2012, 10:16 AM   #16
amc49
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Simple physics, aluminum expands much more than steel. The statement is not silly, you seem to imply the effect does not take place. ALL heads made this way have to have that compensated for. MANY different types of aluminum heads can have trouble with seats dropping although not like this one does. I've seen it on cars and bikes.

'its less then 2% of the SPI engine that drop the valve seats , when were talking millions of SPI engines 2% is a very small'

I can't classify that as anything but defending the design, sorry...............

The word 'all' as in 'all aluminum heads' was added by you, I didn't say that. You've warped my response into something it isn't or jumped to your own faulty conclusion.................
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