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SVO: Fw: [M] Metal H2O pipes
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> From: RBMOTOR@AOL.COM
> To: MERKUR-OWNERS@HOME.EASE.LSOFT.COM
> Subject: Re: [M] Metal H2O pipes
> Date: Sunday, November 23, 1997 12:01 PM
> The current Ford service cylinder heads are considerably different than
> original castings and cannot be trusted as the original parts were.
> When the casting and engine plant in Brasil were decommisioned, a
> supply of heads was obtained. Only they ran out, and the Ford capability
> make that part is forever gone. They have gone to outside suppliers for
> casting and machining, but the results are less than perfect.
> If at all possible rebuild an existing casting. You will be much
> particularly if modifications are in your plans. You cannot machine for
> larger intake valves without hitting water, and in some areas the
> chamber wall thickness is marginal. There is more information in the
> Eternal vigilance or eternal rest..............I like that.