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    Today, 13:32
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    I've got to to rip the head off Gul's engine shortly, that one was well cooked and acting as a water pump, so I am expecting in to have warped it's...
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    Today, 10:39
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    yes , that's when I first thought I had a problem something is not right????
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    Yesterday, 19:48
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Have you tried torqueing one down on a block and then trying the cams in it then, funny how all four are the same..??
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    Yesterday, 16:07
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Any recommendations down south for this?
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    Yesterday, 14:22
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    can see a gap under the straight edge for some reason the photo is upside down, but still.........
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    Friday 22nd January 2021, 23:54
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    That's what I was thinking, skim the bottom of the head maybe, but the top???? Wear in, apparently not. The alloy will get hot and seize up, so...
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    Friday 22nd January 2021, 00:53
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    this would suggest all 4 heads I have here are warped in some way tells me that as soon as a head is removed, it will warp and be of no use, due to...
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    Thursday 21st January 2021, 09:36
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    I'm told this problem is because of a warped head :slap:
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    Wednesday 13th January 2021, 09:09
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Sealant mate, but as you say, cant see a very thin layer of sealant making that much difference and if it did, surely both cams would be tight?
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    Wednesday 13th January 2021, 08:56
    Welcome back mate Nealevo's 850R fetched a fair bit more that that and AndysR did too iirc, when Neal had finished with it.
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    Wednesday 13th January 2021, 08:50
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Are they gasketed or sealanted normally? Not that I'd think a bead of sealant compressed sealant would make much difference tbh.
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    Tuesday 12th January 2021, 12:39
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Similar issues, not all the same, some are so tight I can’t turn it by hand Not tried it with lifters in, not sure that would make any difference,...
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    Tuesday 12th January 2021, 08:45
    All the best Dave, look forward to seeing you again when they let us out again, it will be time for another run by then.
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    Tuesday 12th January 2021, 08:33
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    That would make me think it's normal it 4 sets are have the same issues, do they rotate better with the lifter etc in place...??
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    Monday 11th January 2021, 00:21
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    yea all heads/cams/covers are all from the same set/engine Thanks:)
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    Friday 8th January 2021, 18:15
    JT replied to a thread Johnnytempest's 850. in Projects
    Hello all, Happy new year! Tech question............... Whilst building up a new head, I wanted to make sure the Cams were correct and free...
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