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San Jose, CA (USA) area Machine Shops ...
Apologies to the rest of the world ...
Given that I get the '85 4kQ out of the garage tonight (I'll post more
on that when it actually happens) I'll be pushing the '88 5kCSQW in its
place to pull the head. I can't say that I've ever had to have much
machine shop work done, so I don't have any experience with any of the
local vendors. Many years ago I had the exhaust manifold for the urQ
resurfaced at a shop called Penniman and Richards, and they did a very
good job, but I don't think they do heads. I'd appreciate hearing back
from anyone with recommendations or caveats from anyone with recent
experience. In a way this might be a good experience as I'll probably
be looking for a place to do some performance mods on the urQ motor once
this is done ...
Should I just replace the valves that are bent? or is it better to do
them all (~130K miles)? I'll have the head checked for flatness and
cracks. Should I have the valve guides replaced or just the seals? Any
San Jose, CA (USA)