Focus Fanatics - View Single Post - SPI Parts list for head swap
View Single Post
Old 02-11-2013, 10:04 AM   #7
Donnyd21
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Fan#: 109211
Location: Oklahoma city, OK
What I Drive: 2002

Posts: 82
FF Reputation: 1 Donnyd21 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
The guys that rebuild the heads are not going to spend the hours it takes to clean and rebuild a head if its "bad", pressure checking the head is all it needs to ensure a good head, then they mill them after the valve job for a fresh surface. They are just as good as a new cast head IMO but way cheaper. Were not driving 300+ HP performace cars that see 6k+ rpm a bunch of times daily, the rebuilt heads are fine. Get the $225 valve only heads from the bay and swap YOUR cam/lifters/rockers over, just be sure to use lots of assembly lube on the cam.
Donnyd21 is offline  
    Reply With Quote