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Old Jun 22, 2017, 07:30 AM   #2026
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That's great news! Hopefully, they figure out what is going on.
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Anyone have a AEM Oil Pressure gauge they want to depart with for a good cause?

Also...where to get the best deal for ARP Head Studs?

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UPDATE: Back from the Philippines... had a great time. Spoke with my shop and was told that the head was in the Machine Shop and my valve springs were tested and found to be anywhere from 11 to 15% weak. I'm reading that anything 10% or greater is an indication to have them replaced. Does anybody have any insight on this, recommendations etc? Also, would a stronger spring be suggested since I'm putting out 100 more horsepower and tracking this thing every now and then for the past 2 years?






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UPDATE: Does anybody have any insight on this, recommendations etc? Also, would a stronger spring be suggested since I'm putting out 100 more horsepower and tracking this thing every now and then for the past 2 years?
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Although skeptical, I've an email out to these guys regarding titanium retainers, for I'm running out of options:

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Have you seen what Stayer decided to do with this NA build? He wrote in his thread that he used Honda retainers. It's still a work in progress though.

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Have you seen what Stayer decided to do with this NA build? He wrote in his thread that he used Honda retainers. It's still a work in progress though.

https://www.evolutionm.net/forums/04...l#post11639809
I wrote and asked him which Honda retainers he used, but then reread his post and realized he used Honda retainers because he changed valve stems:

"Since I do not plan to greatly increase the engine rpm (maximum 7200 rpm), I leave the springs stock. For exhaust valves decreased the thickness of the valve stem. Therefore we must find new retainers. I also use Honda."

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UPDATE: Back from the Philippines... had a great time. Spoke with my shop and was told that the head was in the Machine Shop and my valve springs were tested and found to be anywhere from 11 to 15% weak. I'm reading that anything 10% or greater is an indication to have them replaced. Does anybody have any insight on this, recommendations etc? Also, would a stronger spring be suggested since I'm putting out 100 more horsepower and tracking this thing every now and then for the past 2 years?




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Unfortunately, there was no change after the valve springs were replaced...

I haven't replaced the camshaft position sensor as of yet so I'll do that next...heck, why not, smh. Also, Josh (bakuro) suggested this:

"check the wiring on the inside of the lower timing belt cover. Maybe it was damaged when the belt (TB) broke. That could cause inconsistent operation of the crank position sensor. If that all looks good. I would replace the cam sensor, and inspect the cam sensor pickup cup. Make sure it is not damaged or installed incorrectly...If either of those sensors are faulty. The ECU would misfire or cut ignition. Causing bad fuel economy, and keeping the ECU from seeing accurate RPM info, leading to faulty shifts on an auto."
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