Front cylinder head is done. Ready to be masked and painted. Porting, polishing, thread cleaning, and valve lapping complete. This is either the 2nd or 3rd cylinder head I've done. I lost count.
Here you can see one of the casting flaws that disrupt flow. This was in only ONE port. There was a 'mirror' of it on the top of the port as well:
Here you can see where the exhaust porting has come up to meet the valve bowl. I work back to the shiny part from inside the valve seats:
How much time off my ET will this much weight reduction net me?
Done, ready for masking and painting:
After I put the new springs, retainers, and valve locks in this head (after painting) it'* on to the new LIM and supercharger. Starting to gain momentum here.