[Vwdiesel] NA exhaust valves for a TD head?
H . Hagar.
h_hagar at prcn.org
Thu Apr 7 15:08:50 EDT 2005
I am kind of OLD (73) for a student ----- I feel like I will never grow up ?
BUT I always scored high on maturity testing.
So how do I learn ? -----I listen and read and experiment. ----yeah I survided a LOT of explotions and
fires and --- getting smacked in the kisser twice.
Not being a Mechanic when I go to a repair shop ---my eyes are like a Radar and my Brain like a sponge.
So one nice summers day I walsed in to the Aircraft Engine Shop , in Sandy Cameron land ---at
Carp Airport Ont. ------On the table was a cylinderhead upside down ----off a 12 cylinder
Allison from an old P 38 parked outside.
Well the boss was in the process of grinding valveseats. ----a lot of them in those.
He was grinding away --- but every time he looked at the seat ---it added to the wrinkles on his face.
Finally he said give me a hand putting some pressure on this stone. And pressure we used but
to absolutely no NO effect. -----Now stones are color coded --like white grey or green etc.
I think he was using white. --------That was when I learned about "Stellite" seats.
See James Hansens bit about Stellite. ---- If you can afford Stellite seats ? thats the way to go.
I just phoned about exast valves for 1.6L turbo BowWow 13 dollars each Capilano 70 dollars each.
Brand new Cylinderheads are in stock at BowWow.
PS : Price is in Canadian dollars.
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