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Old 07-15-2016, 10:03 AM   #1
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SVT tappets or head

Blown timing belt = bent valves. Valves are still available from Ford but no buckets. I'm guessing I'll need a few different size buckets after rebuilding the head to get clearances correct. Just checking to see what's out there before I go through the pain and expense of rebuilding the head and then find out I can't get clearances correct. Or if someone has a good, usable head laying around....


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Post up in the WTB section for head, buckets as needed.

Often the answer is for the machinist to touch up valve stems to adjust what clearances can't be fixed by swapping buckets. Might need to take them all down a little when seats are re-cut.

Wouldn't try to buy a whole collection of used buckets to hopefully get ones needed, and if there's still a new head around the price is quite high.
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