> Morning all,
> Just had a thought, surely when using the rope trick to remove the head,
> would be a tendency to bend any valves that may be open, UNLESS the
> shaft is removed....in which case, if the shaft is removed or the tappets
> loosened right off, then surely the compression may 'pop' the head!!!!
> Just a thought!! I have too much time on my hands at the minute :-)
Maybe this depends on how worn the bores of the block are, i.e. how high
the compression of the engine is. However squirting engine oil down the
bores first and replacing the plugs would improve compression temporarily.
Anyone tried this?