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Old 10-11-2021, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by splenderleith View Post
...My biggest concern is that I canít get the valve to move. It appears to be in the closed position, with everything off of it (rocker arm and spring seats removed), but I canít get it to budge even the slightest bit. ...
It is called a bent valve. You will likely find the guide is damaged also and needs to be replaced along with the valve. You will also need to have the valve seat redone.

If the heads are not ported or otherwise modified the cheaper way home might be to just buy a replacement casting and move your stuff to the new head. Have a valve jbb done and put it back together.


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