Tagged: Big valve head

OHV big valve head

Another big head

Mike dropped off two OHV heads with me on Sunday, one was a head a sort of rebuilt a year or so ago, but it failed, appears one of the valve stems came out?...

1057cc

1057cc engine

Right well, now the shed has a roof and the workbench is looking lonely, I thought it a good idea to get one of the engines from the garage home and start looking at...

1159cc

HA running again

Well today was the first opportunity I have had to drive Marvin since the head was swapped over, didn’t go too bad at all, a bit of smoke at start up, which was expected....

Alive

Well the rain stopped this morning , so out I was playing with Marvin. Managed to get the head back on and everything refitted in a few hours. The only issue I have is...

NTD890C Head

Studs ahoy

I took a couple of hours off work this afternoon and popped over to IB Engineering and borrowed the boss for an hour and we now have this: yes 8 rocker studs and the...

1159cc

Head on

Right lots done tonight, the big valve head is now on the 3/8th block, made myself a couple of dowels out of old bolts and lots of tape. The head is now on and...

1256cc

Dead Head

Spoke to the machine shop today, the 1256cc big valve head is rubbish. The valve stems are so worn one can rattle the valves in the them, it doesn’t help that the person who...

1256cc

Sunny and warm sunday!

Today has been a busy day! First I stripped the head off the 1256 engine down, and have wrapped all the parts up nice and safe ready for when it gets put back together,...

Ported heads

I removed one valve from the 1256cc head, its highly ported, I am a little worried its gone to far, but once the head is stripped cleaned and checked over I will have a...