Starting to look like a finished product.
I was really happy to find out when I dropped the head off to find out that Jim Thompson formerly of Sunbelt Engines is now doing head work at Mazworx. He did all the work on the head. I wasn’t in a position to post about it then as I didn’t get his permission to mention it. It really felt good knowing “an old hand” was going to be doing the work.
I knew there was going to be a little bit of an issue with the exhaust seats as I had to move the valves from their original position. There is a step on one side that I can blend and a ledge on the other side. None of us feel it’s going to be a problem for this build. The next design will have a smaller as cast seat area so there will be more meat.
The other issue is for some reason I felt it was a good idea to put a boss inside the port for the valve guides. They won’t be in the next gen either. There is plenty of meat for the guides without the bosses.
I’ve waited a long time to see this: