Machine shop needed

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Machine shop needed

Postby tjrob2000 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:55 pm

Anyone know a good machine shop for working on the oilhead cylinder heads? I have a valve cover screw broken off in a hole that I just put a thread insert in. I've removed the head and will also remove the right cylinder head and have thread inserts put in all the screw holes. This way I'll never have to deal with stripping out threads again.
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Re: Machine shop needed

Postby everin » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:05 pm

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Re: Machine shop needed

Postby Jadoca » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:24 pm

everin wrote:Meticulous Metal, Loomis, CA
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Re: Machine shop needed

Postby tjrob2000 » Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:53 am


Got them from A&S as well, but good to know others recommend them.

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Re: Machine shop needed

Postby RocklinMike » Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:51 pm

Sure you know this now TJROB , not much torque is needed on the valve covers. Really common mistake. Luckily I read about that before my first valve check on my oilhead . Reckon the same applies to all boxer valve covers. Counterintuitive I guess, but my covers never seaped or leaked with not a lot of torque on reinstallation. This comment is not directed to you in particular, but to all who do their own maintenance.
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