Machining a Cylinder Head for Valve Seats – Part 1 - Engine Builder Magazine

Machining a Cylinder Head for Valve Seats – Part 1

Steve Morris Engines recently finished machining a new SMX cylinder head, and now it’s time to machine in new valve seats. Watch as Steve walks through the whole process of cutting a new seat and fitting it into the head!

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