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Old 12-28-2014, 05:18 PM
DaBlueRanger DaBlueRanger is offline
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Question Cylinder Heads Removed

I just got done removing the heads of my 3.0 Vulcan Engine. I'm taking the heads to the shop and so my next step is to clean the engine and have it ready for the refurbed heads. Does anyone have any tips on how I can remove the carbon build up on my piston heads and how I can clean up the rest of this mess without screwing anything up. Here are a few pics of what it looks like. Thanks in advance for the help.





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Old 12-28-2014, 05:53 PM
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Default Re: Cylinder Heads Removed

Looks like #5 was burning coolant, to clean the pistons, run them to the top, use a scraper, but go easy and don't scratch them anymore than nessesary. Pack towels around the lifter area to keep stuff from going down on the cam, and into the pan. You may want to drain he pan, then pour some diesel down from the top to rinse the stuff out. Lube the cam and lifers good before putting it back together.
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Old 01-01-2015, 06:02 PM
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Default Cylinder Heads Removed

Thanks tomboy. I'll be working on that this weekend. Should be fun. And you are right. Had a misfire on chamber #5 due to a gasket leak.
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