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get a 3/8 in tap.. from the valve side,, tap the 3/8 inch tap into the valve guide,, run it in a least 3/4 inch more the better..( this is to remove the valve guide ) remove the tap. get a 3/8 bolt run it in all the way ( a 3/8 inch x 1 inch will be fine ) now from the valve cover side get a punch just slightly smaller than 3/8 inch.. put the punch into the valve guide and witha 5 pound hammer ( just better ti use , than a regular hammer ) strick the punch,, hard,, after a few hits the valve guide will be removed.. nice thing about this way of doing it.. you are driving the valve guide out from the inside,, this way you will not damage the aluiumn head itself
 

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Thank you, I have completed the removal just as you say - that method worked well. Now, I have to install the new guides.
 

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sorry that was for removel.. my cat was in may face and did not read it well.. to install find a socket that the valve guide will fit ... then over 12 hours( the best..) freeze it in dry ice... clean the head boare very, very , very well, then get the now quite frozen put some oil on the guide and just tapp it in,, you just might be able to press it in, with the guide being frozen,, just do it slowly,,,,, cool trick you know you need the guide at X hight.. just shim the inside of the socket so that the valve so when you/ socket bottoms out on the head you are done
 

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This one is spoken for.

But I have one more available.

 

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This one is spoken for.

But I have one more available.

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Jim
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