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Old 11-19-2013, 07:00 PM   #61
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The head is finally back from having top speeds screw ups fixed. It sure is a nice piece now. Will post pics when I can get to a computer.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:07 PM   #62
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imagine that, top speed screwed something up. sorry to hear but glad its back
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:47 AM   #63
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:48 AM   #64
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:52 AM   #65
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All the ports are uniform. Top speed cut some slit in the top of the exhaust ports and in order for the machine shop to get rid of them they had to make the exhaust side a little bigger than they would have liked. I'm happy over all. Need new valve seals to reassemble the head. Then I need a clutch and flywheel, to make an intake and exhaust manifold, to finish the fuel pump setup and get a head gasket and a tune. The bad news is I was laid off two weeks ago.
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I know the feeling there. I built my car because I was laid off. Had like 90 percent of everything laying around then for laid off for 5 months and it helped keep me occupied
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:49 AM   #67
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I knew how it was before I accepted the job. I wish I had everything laying around. Unfortunately I don't and I pretty much have done everything I can without buying more things I need.
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Old 11-20-2013, 10:43 AM   #68
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Your combustion chamber looks good , there is some very sharp looking edges around the spark plug lug area , I would smooth these out as they will cause small cracks from the plug hole to the exh seats and create hot spats that will cause preignition

You will also pick up a good amount of flow by releaving the bowel area out to the head gasket , this significantly increases low lift flow

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