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Lightweight valves
« on: 01.04. 2018 12:35 »
Anyone tried these special valves?

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Re: Lightweight valves
« Reply #1 on: 01.04. 2018 12:50 »
Anyone tried these special valves?
Those are to protect your head gasket from blowing, they also prevent blowby if your rings are worn.
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Re: Lightweight valves
« Reply #2 on: 01.04. 2018 13:38 »
Improved gas flow is the main benefit  *????*
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Re: Lightweight valves
« Reply #3 on: 01.04. 2018 15:23 »
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Re: Lightweight valves
« Reply #4 on: 01.04. 2018 16:19 »
they are rotary valves

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