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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
once you take the head off it needs to be straightened , surface ground and then the valves need to be re-seated and the guides need to be checked and honed. After all this thye cam tunnels also nee to be check and if they are not straight they have to tunnel bored. All this can cost up to $800 plus $150 for gaskets $30 for new bolts and then labour so 1000.00 is a good price.
Posted on May 24, 2009
you will find two bright links on the chain that correspond to the dots on the cam shaft and the key ways on both cams should line up with the top of the head facing back towards the firewall IE parallel with the top surface of the head ( where the tappet cover bolts on), with the crank on TDC (top dead center)
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
Most head gaskets are straight forward. If you can replace one on a front wheel drive Ford you can replace about any front wheel drive head gasket. The only difference would be where the bolts are to remove the intake and exhaust. After that everything else is about the same. The best advice i can give is take time to read a manual like Haynes. They have manuals for just about every vehicle on the market.
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
This TSB supersedes the Cylinder Head Bolt Torque Specifications previously described in TSB # 96-20-003, TSB # 96-20-003-1 and TSB # 97-20-004.
This bulletin provides torque specification corrections to the 1996 and 1997 Elantra Shop Manual, 1997 Elantra Service Data Book, 1997 Tiburon Shop Manual and 1997 Tiburon Service Data Book.
Please record the corrections (listed) in the appropriate manuals and write the TSB number on the bottom of the pages listed below for future reference.
CYLINDER HEAD BOLT:
(M10) 30 Nm (300 kg.cm; 22 lb.ft) + (60°to 65°) + (60°to 65°)
(M12) 35 Nm (350 kg.cm; 26 lb.ft) + (60°to 65°) + (60°to 65°)
Posted on Nov 21, 2010
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