Who was this out of interest? Sounds the same as one I bought, pm me if you like.
Probably chinafold, mines the same, exhaust knocks and rubs on the side of the exhaust tunnel
Looking at doing this myself, just made a few hardware changes including a head rebuild and I'm now getting 106% duty cycle on standard...
Ah ok, having just took mine off again I can see where it's not matched with the black soot rings, opened it up the best I can to match the gasket...
Yeh I checked that when i originally got it, seems to be loads of clearance.
When JNL ported your chinafold did he port the head side of it and gasket match it? Just had mine off and one of the runners overlaps the port on...
Couldn't you have just got a magnet to fish it out?
Done a TT on stands twice, straightfoward to be honest, as above the power steering pipes are annoying.
Done mine a few times before and they were like yours, reminds me I need to check them again.
You using tap water?
What gaskets did you use?
What gasket are you using? Or gasketless?
Got a multilayer steel gasket coming, same as the oem one but larger bore and a bit thicker, so I'll redo it all again once that comes.
Yep using the right size (65mm) bolts.
I tried gasketless but leaks too much without getting both faces skimmed flat so having to use a copper...
Not at the moment but have done before and was still the same.
I give up with this now, never thought I'd say this but wish I had never got rid of the relentless v4.
Bolts still coming loose even though...
Drilled high tensile ones, 10.something
I intended to but the chuck wouldn't hold the 1.5mm drill bit, ended up using a normal drill.
I've just drilled and lock wired mine.
Just standard stainless ones here -...
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