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  1. Problem Re-Installing Tappet Cups

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I recently got my cylinder head back from the machine shop, and it looks like they did a pretty good job. The seats were cut, the valves lapped in, and .005 inches shaved from the head surface to clean it up. Now, for some reason, the tappet cups won't fit back smoothly in the bores in the...
  2. Preparing for a valve job

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    I'm in the process of pulling the cylinder head off my S3 (currently waiting for the penetrating oil to unstick the head bolts) and was curious as to whether it makes sense to buy the exchange rebuilt heads that International and Centerline sell versus, taking the existing cylinder head to a...
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