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metal shavings in cylinder head

Discussion in 'Engine Tech / Drivetrain' started by cbaker1213, Jan 4, 2009.

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  1. cbaker1213

    cbaker1213 New Member 5+ Year Member

    Nov 16, 2008
    I just had my head resurfaced, they took of .007 inches. Now i have metal shavings in my cylinder head. how do i clean this out?

    I have shavings in the oil passages and coolant jacket, as well as a little bit around the valve passages (in the intake manifold).

    is a chemical bath the only way? i tried using my air compressor to blow it out but it wont break loose. how do i clean these shavings out of my engine?
  2. cheezeonmakneez

    cheezeonmakneez love unicorns Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 4, 2004
    Take it back to the shop and tell to complete the procedure.
  3. jdm jim

    jdm jim New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

    Dec 6, 2008
    x2 thats part of the job, if not compessed air and brake cleaner might work.


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