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Old 10-28-2006, 09:16 PM   #1
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WARNING Ferrea SVT Valves

These valves ARE NOT a direct replacement valve for the SVT you MUST change all 16 guides because the ferrea vlave stem is .0025 smaller then stock stem size

They are now working on a replacement that is a proper size

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I thought this was a well known fact?

I had to get new valve guides made up.
 
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Yeah bummer, I was supposed to get them with my FP long block, but due to their messup, we had to nix that part. :-(
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Old 10-29-2006, 08:31 AM   #4
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Was told 3 weeks ago by one of the sales people this erroe was corrected so i ordered 4 sets only to get them in and they were the same thing

Also get about 2 calls a month wanting these valves installed in there heads and they already have the valves bought , On guy had his shop install these valves (didnt catch it) and now he smokes like a train

So i brought it up again

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Old 10-29-2006, 10:09 AM   #5
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Tom ,Did you not believe me when I sold you that head & valves?
I told you what a P I T A it was to do a head up.

P . S . please send me a copy of my tune, you got my email address.
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Old 10-30-2006, 09:32 PM   #6
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.00025 inches? Two and a half ten-thousandths? Seems inconsequential to me.

Is this a typo and you meant .0025? Two and a half thousandths WOULD make it quite a bit too loose.
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^ I dont know to much about the exact tolerances inside an engine but id guess even being just that slight bit off could affect things.
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Yes sorry finger got carried away you are correct .0025 and yes it is a good bit

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Hey Tom , are these are the valves we used in mine?? ...remember we had probs with scoring and smoking.
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