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B head surface

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As some of you know, my engine is currently in pieces. The head gasket looked excellent when I took it out, which would support the claim that the head was shaved. My question is this, would you resurface the head at this point? To do so will require full disassembly of the cylinder head...something I am reluctant to do. Should I bite the bullet, or leave it?


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not if it's ok , leave it are all valve seats and valve seals ok :?:


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Visually, it's fine aside from a rather excessive amount of carbon deposits. Maybe it was already jetted, but didn't need it? It did seem to run a tad rich. It wasn't running the shits, though, so I'd expect the valves to still be sealing to the head. And it never burned any blue either.


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Maybe it was already jetted, but didn't need it?
Don't know m8, i would be guessing if i said yes or no , you can always drop a size or two on the mains if you feel it needs it once you've rebuilt the motor


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Okay, I may yet decide to pop the valves out, although that is definetely something I'd like to avoid at this point. After realizing how easy pistons are to change, I'm considering just doing as little as possible to get her back on the road. So, I will forego resurfacing the head. Thanks!


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