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Offline land_shark

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« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2005, 10:36:42 AM »
All this for a box of donuts and some pizza....


I'll install it tonight.  Keep all y'all's fingers crossed for me
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« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2005, 10:50:50 AM »
Man, if it works, you need to come up with at least a couple of new pocket protectors! :grin:
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« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2005, 07:54:17 PM »
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« Reply #18 on: June 09, 2005, 10:06:38 PM »
I installed it, and it looked like the cam clearance was retained.  Then I closed it up and ran it.  Nothing went *PING*!  :banana: :motorsmile: The only thing is that now it sounds like a diesel truck... I gagued the intakes at .012, and the exhausts at .020.  I'm about to open it back up and examine it.  I think I'll re-gap the valves at .010 and .018.

My pictures turned out blurry, so I'll get another one when I open it back up.
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« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2005, 10:33:20 PM »
...and use a torque wrench, right???
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Offline Bob Holland

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« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2005, 10:56:30 PM »
I think that that was an outstanding idea, No  telling how many heads have been junk for messed up cam caps.
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« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2005, 11:59:09 PM »
Craftsman torque wrench = Sears, on sale for $64.  check!

Thanks for all the support on this.  I'll probably continue to check it now and again, but I have to believe that this thing is going to work:


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« Reply #22 on: June 10, 2005, 06:20:18 AM »
:congrats:  :bigok:  :beers:
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« Reply #23 on: June 10, 2005, 09:50:59 AM »
SWEEEEETT!!!!!  This one deserves a sticky in the Bandit FAQ!!  Congrats again.  :banana:  :banana:
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« Reply #24 on: June 10, 2005, 07:51:44 PM »
I didn't give it a sticky, but it is in the FAQ now.  :beers:
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