i am doing a valve job on my 82 gl1100a. i am going by the service manual but are their any tips or tricks that anyone knows of? i have a set of value stem seal 12209-MB9-003 to replace the old ones the motor had been sitting for about 6 yrs. i am rebuilding the whole motor but the heads this month i am going to repaint the heads and rest og the motor when done as well.
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I rebuilt my heads winter 2008 and what I did was strip all components except guides and had the heads bead blasted along with the valves.Then I lapped the valves (don't grind big no no) using hand held suction cup tool and compound from autozone $10 total.I painted and reassambled. 180psi on compression when all back together. I used Duplicolor high temp aluminium paint pn# 1615. then hit it with duplicolor high temp clear(autozone), did the whole engine as well.
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