1969 JAGUAR E-TYPE CYLINDER HEAD

  • Tiny
  • jaguarken
  • 1969 Jaguar E-Type

Engine Mechanical problem
1969 Jaguar E-Type 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 86890 miles

this is a 4.2 double overhead cam engine. There is interference between the valves and the pistons because the cylinder head was machined too much. Is there a thicker gasket that can be used to bring back the clearance and if so do the torque values change if used? Is there another remedy?
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Friday, March 12th, 2010 AT 5:00 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Dave H
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Only option would be to purchase another head i'm afraid !

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010 AT 7:08 AM

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