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 Post subject: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:17 pm 
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Hi guys,
If i was to replace my cam would i have to get the head shaved even if i'm using that same head again?
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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:19 pm 
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there is no need to unless your head needs a good clean up. it will raise compression which might see a very small gain in power... but thats about all.

 

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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:52 pm 
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nicanic wrote:
Hi guys,
If i was to replace my cam would i have to get the head shaved even if i'm using that same head again?


Only if you take the head off, but you don't need to do that with a cam change so you should be OK.
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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:16 pm 
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Pretty sure i need a new head seal to though
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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:12 pm 
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nicanic wrote:
Pretty sure i need a new head seal to though


What makes you think that?

 

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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:37 pm 
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phongus wrote:
nicanic wrote:
Pretty sure i need a new head seal to though


What makes you think that?


i have a feling he may be refering to the rocker cover seal???
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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:09 pm 
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Do you mean Rocker Cover Gasket or Head Gasket?
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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:00 am 
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lol " Please Refer to qualified machanic"

 

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 Post subject: Re: head shaved
Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:50 pm 
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I mean head gasket, I have a slight oil leak out of each side of the front of the head.
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Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:54 pm 
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New head gasket and the head will need to be skimmed.
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