[V8] GB on reground cams..& other goodies
ron_01056 at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 8 19:36:12 EST 2006
Shane, yes when doing the "whole enchilada" doing some
"extra" work is prolly best. But
I did mention...
..."& for those that wouldn't want to do the oversized
> valves or the HD valve springs the cost of the cam
> regrind would still be $950."
But for someone who is concerned with $$$ factor..I
think Mikes still gathering info on his end?..Hey Mike
But I'll be doing what I proposed. & do the "extra" +
a little more ;-) work. Cause I would HATE to know
that I could have spend a little more $$ to get the
best results I could!
90 CQ 2.6l 20vt 600whp stroker project
& lots & lots of V8's
--- quattro + 5 or 8 = fun <thequattroking at yahoo.com>
> It would likely be considerably more then that
> amount. I am a pretty fair
> mechanic, but I still pay machine shops to swap my
> valves. It is not worth
> my time or worth buying the compressors. Not only
> that, I would have to buy
> head sets, and guides. So, my guess is, it would be
> north of $2000 by the
> time you got all that in and done...not to mention
> the frustration of a
> broken stud or two. For me, it would be
> considerably easier as I have the
> engine out of the car. Just something to think
> about for those who are
> considering the whole enchilada.
> PARTING: 1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5
> PARTING: 1986 Audi 4000 CS quattro
> > From: Ron Wainwright <ron_01056 at yahoo.com>
> > Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 10:34:02 -0800 (PST)
> > To: <v8 at audifans.com>
> > Subject: [V8] GB on reground cams..& other goodies
> > Listers, Ok another option to throw in....I've
> > contacted Javad at 034MS in Kali..some of you may
> > Javad & boys..some of you are on Motorgeek..so
> > I talked to him to see what he could do & get some
> > general info..well the conversation turned to
> > having him do the cam grinds. He said he gets $600
> > grind 2 cams..so with us needing 4 cams done you
> > figure the cost is $1,200. Well I asked if he
> could do
> > better..& he can..so he mentioned $950 for the cam
> > grinds. Then
> > to utalize the cams better I talked to him about
> > oversized Intake Valves. There $27.00 each..&
> > 16 of them it comes to $440 with 10% off that is
> > The Valves are .5mm oversized Black Nitride
> > Back cut Valve Head & Stem. Flows 15CFM
> > will really unleash the cams.
> > So then after talking a bit more..& to do this
> rite I
> > asked him about the Heavy Duty Valve Springs. For
> > it's $325 Minus 10% wich brings it to...$290.
> > So for $1,600 we could have supper street
> > & for those that wouldn't want to do the oversized
> > valves or the HD valve springs the cost of the cam
> > regrind would still be $950.
> > So chew on this & get back to me on what you guys
> > want to do.
> > & I know Dave C...YOU WANT SOMETHING SOON!!!!!!
> > Thanx
> > Ron
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