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Re: Head Work
What about extude hone for the intake, head, and exhust.? I
would not go big valves unless you want to lose low end power for
high end speed. Somthing about cyclinder head velocities or
whatever... I think extrude hone will be the best thing to do to
the head and manifolds for a few reasons. One being that the
prosess removes material from the entire runner not just the ends
where you can get a grinder. It smooths the material in a flow
pattern much like water erodes a river bank in a natural efecient
manner. So more POWER and more MPG all at the same time. But leave
the turbo alone. Again the high end thing.
>Date: 21 Mar 96 18:01:00 EST
>From: Larry Augsburger <email@example.com>
>To: Quattro List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Head Work
> Ok, I have decided to rebuild the head on my 5000cstq. I intend
to do a
>performance rebuild. I already have a modified turbo, charlie
>spring. So far I have been told to go with over-size valves,
>?seals?, and a 90-91 10v cam. I have called numerous reputable
>and they all say "Well, I have never done it before on that head,
> sure I
>can." Could I get some feedback on what works best:
> 1. What size oversize valves? Any reliability problems on valve
> 2. What is the best cam to use that still has a reasonable idle?
> 3. Anything else recommended (port matching to intake/exhaust
> 4. Could someone recommend a shop, please.
>Please include as many details as possible so I can be sure to get
>Thanks, in advance for the suggestions.