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Old 12-31-10, 09:22 AM   #16
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I didn't think you could still wow me after all the work weve done but there you go again
For real come on AliSC you know me better than that haha.

The buckets and shims i will always mark them up, because reshiming them is b%$# but it can be done.

Even the spring suppose to go a certain way you can't just drop them in.
For example if you have a spare cylinder head, take the Valve spring off and look at the bottom where it seats on the head and the top and you will the difference they don't have the same gap.
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Old 12-31-10, 09:54 AM   #17
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For real come on AliSC you know me better than that haha.

The buckets and shims i will always mark them up, because reshiming them is b%$# but it can be done.

Even the spring suppose to go a certain way you can't just drop them in.
For example if you have a spare cylinder head, take the Valve spring off and look at the bottom where it seats on the head and the top and you will the difference they don't have the same gap.
that is true. I messed up and mixed everything (ooops) so I sent the head to get a valve job and get my springs replaced with some BC and slap on my cam's while I was at it.
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im glad we kept everything in order on mine
much easier than reading small labels.

cant find the picture of the marked up buckets..
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I know man haha but i still look at the number on the cap just to make sure, you never know.
And on yours the caps were clean, so i can see the numbers and letters even if am not looking for it lol.
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Did you remove the buckets from under the cams? if you did... you will have to re-shim it and find out what bucket goes where. I F'ed up and now had to pay someone to do that for me.
Na i didnt remove the buckets. So i guess i got lucky with that as well. Thanks again for all the input guys. You all really saved me a lot of money and time. I would have felt quite sheepish if i sent it to a shop and the machinist recognized the lettering sequence and STILL charged me for it. lol.
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