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Old 05-27-2001, 05:22 PM
vrsmith vrsmith is offline
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I saw a photo in an engine rebuild book that had the mechanic place putty, (play-dough?), in the valve contact area and then put the head on with no gasket. Turning the engine over slowly by hand would show imprints in the putty if there was no clearance.
1967 250SL
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