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post #39 of (permalink) Old 01-06-2019, 09:58 PM
Jim G
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If your going to take the head off I would recommend going ahead and having a valve job done and the head surfaced. I wouldn't worry about cam journal clearance. There are no bearings for them. The cam runs on the head casting.

With the age of the gaskets on the engine. If your going to pull the head I would go ahead and reseal the engine. I would also only recommend using Victor Reinz brand. They are much better then the brand Classic Alfa sells. There more expensive but worth the price.

Engine Gasket Complete Set Reinz 1600 105 Series - Spruell Motorsport, Inc - Alfa Romeo Performance Your Store for Sports Car Performance and Racing Parts

http://www.spruellmotorsport.com/blo...15-p-4591.html

Also use this the Reinz sealant on the gaskets. One tube is more then enough to reseal the engine and trans. You will probably have enough to reseal the diff housing also.

https://www.amazon.com/VICTOR-REINZ-...43843587&psc=1

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