Job # 1819 (SCS)
Team CJ cylinder head rebuild 
Jaguar XK140 - stock specs

Report date - February 25, 2008

This rebuild is virtually complete and the head should ship back to you on Tuesday. It would have been today (2/25) but Chris has been called away on a family emergency and will not be back until tomorrow.

 
Front of head is sanded and
polished
Setting head up to be re-surfaced
Cutter spins at more than 1200 rpm
     
 
Hand lapping the valve job
 
     
   
Reassembly in progress
   


Report date - February 16, 2008

The following sequence of photographs show the removal of the old valve seats and the installation of new custom CJ seats. CJ valve seats are designed to sit flush with the surface of the combustion chamber. We should have this job ready to ship next week.

 
 
Machining out the old valve seats
 
     
Resizing the seat pckets
Installing the new exhaust seats
Note how outer edge of the custom CJ seat is 
flush with the combustion chamber bowl

 

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