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a. Apply a coarse lapping compound a to the
Do not let the lapping compound enter the
gap between the valve stem and the valve
b. Apply molybdenum disulfide oil onto the
c. Install the valve into the cylinder head.
d. Turn the valve until the valve face and valve
seat are evenly polished, then clean off all
of the lapping compound.
For the best lapping results, lightly tap the valve
seat while rotating the valve back and forth be-
tween your hands.
e. Apply a fine lapping compound to the valve
face and repeat the above steps.
f. After every lapping procedure, be sure to
clean off all of the lapping compound from
the valve face and valve seat.
g. Apply Mechanic’s blueing dye (Dykem) b
onto the valve face.
h. Install the valve into the cylinder head.
i. Press the valve through the valve guide and
onto the valve seat to make a clear impres-
j. Measure the valve seat width again. If the
valve seat width is out of specification,
reface and lap the valve seat.
VALVES AND VALVE SPRINGS
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