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Cleaning a Head

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Old 09-17-2006, 05:18 PM
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Hey I was wondering if anyone out there has cleaned a head thoroughly before installation? What are the best products to use for carbon and oil? What degreasers have worked the best?
 
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Old 09-17-2006, 08:20 PM
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No one has any idea?
 
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Old 09-17-2006, 08:47 PM
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brass wire wheel fro carbon..........and i use purple power for degreasing, works great for me.
 
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Old 09-17-2006, 09:21 PM
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Final Impact....Question for you. On the bottom of the head I got, some of the valves are carboned up, but some are yellowish looking. What causes this? Every other head I have seen has carbon on all the valves!!
 
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Old 09-17-2006, 10:59 PM
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carburator cleaner does wonders but so does any degreaser material like zep, purple power, etc
 
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engine degreaser+carb cleaner+whatever Nissan uses in their mechanical scrubber=


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Old 09-18-2006, 11:01 PM
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that looks just like my cylinder head except mine is fully dessasembled ready for a port and polish. Did you do anything with the valves, springs, retainers etc?
 
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no, the head has low milage on it, so i dident mess with it, just cleand up the CC a little bit
 
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