I had Teflon valve inserts done on my TR4 head and they have worked out so
far. Really too early to tell. But they should do all the things you
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From: Kai Radicke <email@example.com>
To: Triumph List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, June 14, 1999 7:44 AM
Subject: Teflan Valve Seals
>The TR6 will need head work eventually, probably this coming winter, and a
>fellow LBC owner had mentioned having the machine shop fit Teflan valve
>seals, I was a bit skeptical and then today I found similar advise for
>owners of Jag V12 cars.
>"TEFLON VALVE STEM SEALS: Michel Carpentier says, "Teflon valve seals are
>the way to go. They last forever, plus you can fit them on the exhaust
>guides as well. Less blow-by, reduced crankcase pressure, no more oil
>and cleaner oil to boot."
>( http://www.jag-lovers.org/books/xj-s/18-Engmods.html )
>So has anyone fitted these to their TR6? Does a supplier produces these
>will my machine shop have to fabricate them?
>Kai M. Radicke -- email@example.com
>1966 MGB -- 1974 Triumph TR6