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Old 07-29-2008, 08:20 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Turbo_Mike View Post
honestly, for a non subaru head, that was the right thing to do. the machine shop was fixing the damage, which probably also consisted of the valve seats being slightly damaged. a valve job fixes that. they probably honestly didnt know what it would change the cam tolerances.
The seats were not damaged, and only 3 valves were replaced with OE parts. A simple disassembly, repair, tank job, and reassembly would have sufficed. Not too mention the amount of material they removed. They claimed .001 was cut away, but the numbers don't lie.

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Originally Posted by axelthrasher View Post
Which machine shop were you working with on this?
AES out by O'Hare. I wouldn't recommend them to anyone. I handed them 2 completely assembled heads. I received 2 boxes of loose parts rolling around inside. They didn't even wrap up the camshafts.

Meh... either way we have a solution.
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