Posted by sam on July 11, 2005 at 09:59:41:
In Reply to: Posted by on July 10, 2005 at 17:08:00:
: : Glad to hear your valves were not stuck.
: : As for leded gas, yes the engine needs it, especially if you intend to drive it as your primary vehicle, the led lubes the valves in the valve guides. When I rebuilt my engine, I had hardened seats, guides and valves installed, but you may want to talk to a machine shop and ask them if you need to do all that.
: OK, so explain what I need to do, exactly... We just got our '48 CJ2A and want eventually to run it in parades and to historic events as both my husband and I are historians and have no way of obtaining leaded gas....
: Thanks for educating me!
As I said in my earlier post, talk to a machine shop, they rebuild hundreds of heads and would know better than anyone here.