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zhendershot 10-05-2015 06:43 PM

Local Rebuilder Suggestions
Hey all,

I've been working on a GTV6 head rebuild for a while now. I had to do it twice due to a machine shop that didn't put exhaust guide seals on and I didn't catch it. I finally got everything put together and even though I thought I was as diligent as possible it wouldn't fire up. I cranked it over half a dozen times checked timing, distributor, etc and stopped. Opened the valve cover and saw a thoroughly milky mix of oil and coolant all over again. Not sure whats up at this point, but I'm out of time and need to give it to a pro.

Long story short, anybody have any good local shops or folks who could do this reasonably? Maybe a source on a known good motor for a swap or a 3.0? Any suggestions welcome. Thanks all!


lgowin 10-07-2015 08:46 PM

There may be good people in Denver to do head work, but I've used Steve Hanford in Washington. Postage to/from wasn't too bad and he's well-regarded in the Alfa community.

Steve Hannaford
3036 68th Ave W
University Place, WA 98466
Phone: 253-565-3633


zhendershot 10-10-2015 02:45 PM

Awesome, thanks for the referral. I'll look into.

I may need to go all out and have a local Denver shop do the project soup to nuts, any good local shops anybody can recommend these days?

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