[Vwdiesel] I dinged my rebuilt head HELP!
william at taygan.com
Fri Jan 23 15:31:50 PST 2009
I am an idiot.
I took my freshly rebuilt head (with manifolds and turbo on) from the
shop and put it in the back of the station wagon. I *thought* it was
secure, but a hard left hand turn sent it tumbling in the back.
As far as I can tell, it did not touch the main surface. If it had I
would have turned around and shelled out a couple hundred more to remill
it. (I guess the exhaust kept it from hitting).
Instead, it's got a little gouge on the edge, close to one of the
It's on the gasket-mating surface, but outside of the part on the gasket
where the metal is, probably in 1/8" or so, extending to the edge. It's
raised just enough that I can feel the bumps.
Is this critical? Should I sand it down? What grit? Do I need to
bring it back to the shop? Ugh.
Will in Alaska.
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