Re: Replace head w/o timing chains

From: Josh Battles (
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 19:34:48 EDT

On Sep 13, 2012 6:19 PM, <> wrote:
> Adjuster it loose cause valve is not fully closing, and is not keeping
> pressure on the rocker...
> gonna try one more time pouring cleaner
> down sparkplug hole but doubt thats it...
> found a pair of heads with
> 35K for $500 but prob worth few more for rebuilts?
> Been googling
> this and found a intresting post I want to share showing head removal w/o
> pulling timing
> chains.

> Thanks
> everyone for the help!!!
> Tony.

You can have a ridiculous amount of machine work done for $500. Just take
the plunge and pull the heads. Until you can actually see what's going on
in there, everything is speculative at best.

Download the FSM from my website linked velow and use 7-zip to extract the

Now get those heads off and post pics! After setting TDC on #1 you can
mark the timing gears and chain with a sharpie to help with alignment on
reassembly. Then remove the timing gears from the cams and go for it!

You can do this, just go slowly and take pictures if you're not sure.
You'll be fine.

Good luck!

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