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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 8:39 am    Post subject: how much force is needed to open the valves? Reply with quote

how much force is needed to open a intake or exhaust valve on a 2.1 wbx engine?
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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 8:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spring pressure is 100# on the seat and 180# over the nose.
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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 12:32 pm    Post subject: thats amazing Reply with quote

thanks tencent when you say over the nose are you saying the highest point on lobe? so it goes from 100# to 180# to 100#?
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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2013 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes.
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