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Old 08-21-2007, 12:35 PM   #11
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Yes Hans.. 130# springs are (from what I understand) stronger than the valves can handle over time. Frankie had this issue at IDD a year or so back.
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I'll repost after we tear it down this Sunday.
count me in Mike....ill see ya Sunday
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Yes Hans.. 130# springs are (from what I understand) stronger than the valves can handle over time. Frankie had this issue at IDD a year or so back.
What happens? Does a valve snap off and fall into the cylinder?
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Yes Hans.. 130# springs are (from what I understand) stronger than the valves can handle over time. Frankie had this issue at IDD a year or so back.
What happens? Does a valve snap off and fall into the cylinder?
Judging from the plug, thats what it looks like..

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i would say a that a pieces of the top of the piston where the ring land .droping a valve make more damage than that
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We'll know for sure what happened on Sunday when it comes apart. Meanwhile..it'* speculation.
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Man Sunday cannot come fast enough.
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LOL.. So ditch the guys and come Saturday.
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