[DML] Re: OVERHEATING?
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> You will have to replace the head gaskets and maybe have the heads 
> milled.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757


>From what i've read on some volvo forums about PRV's, you do NOT want 
to have any amount of the head surface removed in any circumstance. 
>From what i've come across in my research, it causes timing chain 
problems as even the slightest change in the distance of the cams 
from the crankshaft will push the chain tensioners to the limits of 
their ability to keep proper tension on the chain.. You also have to 
remember the timing cover bolts to both the block and the head, so 
changing the tolerances between the block and head would likly mean 
the timing cover wouldn't fit quite right after you torqued the heads 
down.

Granted, i've never actually rebuilt any of these engines myself.. 
but this is what my research has told me when looking in to what it 
will take to rebuild the engine in my D


Chris
VIN# 3209
http://badger.brazi.net/delorean/







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