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Re: delusions of grandeur: porting and polishing
>>how much (if any) can i shave off of my head before my valves and pistons
and then Fred replied,
> Check the books at the machine shop, they will tell you the max you can
> remove and it doesn't have anything to do with the dome to cyl.head
> clearance. For instance there is very little allowed removal when
> straightening a warped head. They are just not that thick a casting.
> So......beware. All the machine shops have a "Bible" they use for a
and then joe asked,
cool! thanks for the help. does anybody have a copy of this "bible?" i
am going to attempt to do all of this myself, even though i have never
done it before (in college, therefor no $$). any additional advice in
the porting and polishing area (ie books, how-to guides, etc) would be
appreciated. Thanks again.
hey, also, two more things:
1. i have about a week's window in which i can cancel my suspension
order. does anybody know of a place where i could get a set of h&r
springs and boge progas inserts for less than $550? if so, please let me
know, as every nickel saved brings me one step closer to a set of p-zero's.
2. i am going to ask one more time if anybody has a control arm and or a
tie rod that would fit an 80Q before i am forced to buy from a
- joe-the-new-guy 1990 80Q still 138k