How to Replace Cylinder Heads?

Answer Removing the cylinder head is necessary if you need to rebuild or install a replacement. Every engine model differs in the specific steps required to remove the head. Besides, every manufacturer re... Read More »

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Types of Cylinder Heads?

Amongst the internal combustion engine components, some need to be in or attached to the upper part of the cylinders. Such components are primarily the intake and exhaust valves and the spark plugs... Read More »

Purpose of Cylinder Heads?

The short-block is your engine's largest and most basic sub-assembly, and is composed of the engine block, crankshaft, rods and pistons. The cylinder head (or heads, on a V-configured engine) tops ... Read More »

How to Polish Cylinder Heads?

It's a conundrum, seemingly uninterpretable unless your name is either Lao Tzu or Ed Pink; that the human eye is typically more impressed by the unreality of what it can see than the reality of wha... Read More »

How to Test Cylinder Heads?

The cylinder head sits on top of the cylinder and forms the top part of the combustion chamber. It carries the exhaust and intake valves. The valves have to close completely or the engine will lose... Read More »