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  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:22 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
Update: I took my head to LA Products in Akron to have it checked out. The machinist said there was slight damage to the seat which he fixed while I waited and installed another valve which I had ta ...
  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
Pushrod photos

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  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

Replies: 22
Views: 874

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:45 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
.410 lift cam.

http://vwparts.aircooled.net/ACN-Heavy-Duty-Aluminum-Pushrods-Set-of-8-p/acnhdalpr.htm?1=1&CartID=0

http://vwparts.aircooled.net/Elephant-s-Feet-Valve-Adjusters-8-p/adj-elep ...
  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

Replies: 22
Views: 874

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
ACN Heavy Duty Aluminum Pushrods, .410 lift cam, stock spacers, elephant feet adjusters from ACN (USA), Rocker studs were tight.
Nut came off exhaust valve, elephant foot off intake valve. Valve cov ...
  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

Replies: 22
Views: 874

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:50 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
No, not the same length as original 1.7 pushrod but same length as pushrods which were sized for the modified engine, 2143cc. Just wanted to replace the steel with aluminum to quiet it down a little. ...
  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

Replies: 22
Views: 874

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:17 pm   Subject: Re: Bent Valve
Yes, pushrods were the same length as original ones (not original to 1.7 but sized for the cam and stroker). 20,000 miles no problems. Engine was professional build but 70ís technology. Shims betwee ...
  Topic: Bent Valve
glb914

Replies: 22
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:09 am   Subject: Bent Valve
Iím a longtime owner of a 1972 914. Recently, I pulled the engine to address some oil leaks and clean it up. New pushrod tubes and seals and aluminum pushrods to replace the steel ones. Everything ...
 
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