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Piston valve reliefs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Tshane, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. Tshane

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    This is probably a stupid question but i thought i better check. The new pistons i'm using have valve relief on only one side and doesnt say what side goes what way. What it appears to me is that the valve relief should face toward the outside of the block. That looks like that the how the valves will go. Hoping someone can confirm my hunch. /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
  2. Tshane

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    ANYONE??
     
  3. thor

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    Inside, towards the intake... SBC right?
     
  4. Tshane

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    yes it is a sbc. are you for sure?
     
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    Look at your heads and picture putting them on. See which way the valves will point. Thats what I'd do.
     
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    Relief is on intake side.
     
  7. thor

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    towards the intake, I'm Possitive!
     
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    Towards the intake. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Definately on the intake side!! /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     
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    Thanks
     

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