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Originally Posted by PhatCat
Hey crew, just me again...
I have more of a tech question. I was told when I bought my car that at 4500rpm, I'd "float the valves". From what I understand, it's a condition of old, tired valve springs, is that right?
If so, is it a job I can do on my own? I have checked prices online for springs, but am not sure if that's all that would need to be replaced to get it good to go. I am comfortable enough twisting wrenches that I feel i can tackle it, or is it just too involved to do in my garage(well equipped mind you).
Thanks in advance!
Originally Posted by Starmavin
If you stap an I cam into an ETA head with out drilling the proper oil holes you will kill the cam and head....
Originally Posted by gotKRAUT
sorry i forget i shouldnt assume people just know these things lol
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