Lapping valves, Anybody got info. ???


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velvetrider
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Lapping valves, Anybody got info. ???

Postby velvetrider » Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:39 pm



OK,, Heads are right, Did the sand paper and glass technique. Valves and seats look rough however.
I would like to reseat them a well as possible. I know to stay away from grinders as the valves are coated and easily ruined. Best way to improve them,,??? Thanks.



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Re: Lapping valves, Anybody got info. ???

Postby Johnyy Smoke » Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:43 pm

This is how I did it:


Not to hard and gives the results that you are looking for.
Let us know how it goes. Regards, Johnny

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Re: Lapping valves, Anybody got info. ???

Postby velvetrider » Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:08 pm

Johnyy,,,wow,,this might be the best video I have seen on anything engine related,,ahum,, . Got
to say thanks a bunch. I hope you have a great Holiday. :D


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