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    1. what's a rocker area if you don't mind me...

      what's a rocker area if you don't mind me asking?:sly:
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      but, if you have it in print somewhere that it...

      but, if you have it in print somewhere that it needs changed every 365 days then get pushing them:thumbup:
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      the oil won't break down when it's not in use.

      the oil won't break down when it's not in use.
    4. I would hook up a length of wire from the starter...

      I would hook up a length of wire from the starter trigger wire and make it long enough to reach the battery + post.(have the end taped somewhere that it won't short out, then next time it plays up,...
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      if you were to work the chambers alone, you would...

      if you were to work the chambers alone, you would need to remove about 10cc. which is a bit more than I would be willing to risk, especially on a turbo engine:sly:
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      when I done the 2E block swap on my old mk2 (same...

      when I done the 2E block swap on my old mk2 (same block as aba) the dot on the back of the cam pulley wouldn't line up as well as it did on the 1.8. think the cam was very slightly retarded, so if a...
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      maybe combining a little head chamber carving...

      maybe combining a little head chamber carving with a 2.5mm head gasket would be the way to go:thumbup:
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      or, if you just swap the standard gasket for a...

      or, if you just swap the standard gasket for a 3.5 mm one. you will have 8.94-1 cr.
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      you could have the aba block skimmed down by...

      you could have the aba block skimmed down by 2.2mm and fit a 1.8 crankshaft. will only leave you with 1847cc but will be bang on 9.0-1 cr:thumbup:
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      yeah there's not a lot off give in the hydro...

      yeah there's not a lot off give in the hydro lifters. maybe 1-1.5mm. I have already had the inlets cropped by 0.6mm. initial measurements were only showing 0.2mm clearance with lifter fully...
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      look up SPA turbo. they do decompression gaskets...

      look up SPA turbo. they do decompression gaskets of different thickness:thumbup:
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      you can get gasket shims. saw ones recently that...

      you can get gasket shims. saw ones recently that are 1.5mm thick.
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      I recall you mentioned before about checking the...

      I recall you mentioned before about checking the "free play" between the lifter and cam base circle when you were fitting the 7mm valves. what clearance were you getting and is there actually a...
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      I read somewhere once, about the metering heads...

      I read somewhere once, about the metering heads having a small filter inside them that can clog up over many years. and that's all I have to say on that one:)
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      damn! how the heck would that happen? worth...

      damn! how the heck would that happen? worth giving the gauze screen a good blow through while its apart:thumbup:
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      the person that has to live with the end result...

      the person that has to live with the end result will always do the best job:) put the head to the shop today for the guide reaming and seat grind. hopefully be built up again by the weekend. car is...
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      being cheap=knowing the value of money:). always...

      being cheap=knowing the value of money:). always more job satisfaction doing it yourself. anyway, I should be left with 1.5-2mm between the seal and retainer at full valve lift. that's with a schrick...
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      well the abf guides arrived today, and upon...

      well the abf guides arrived today, and upon measuring them. they are 36.5mm instead of 35mm as advertised. but the guide design would have it sitting higher in the head than standard (shoulder is...
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      how do folks:wave: looking for some valve guide...

      how do folks:wave: looking for some valve guide info. I have a set of abf (35 mm) guides and a set of vr (38 mm) guides, so my question is. would I be better with the shorter blunt guides or the...
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      they are very strong gaskets, so no problem...

      they are very strong gaskets, so no problem stacking 2 together.
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