# 2122 (BE) - Jaguar Mk IX
Stock cylinder head rebuild
I am pleased to report that we now have this cylinder head rebuild wrapped up and we will be shipping it back to England in the next few days.
|Surfacing exhaust and intake flanges for
optimum gasket sealing
|Front of head before sanding and polishing
|Installing tappet hold down kit
||On the assembly bench
|Assembly grease on cam lobes
|Head now literally better than new
Cylinder head now torn down, addressing leaks around old spark plug insert..
|Valve train was very rusty
||Tappets also rusty and will be replaced
|Incorrect depth on spark plug repairs
||Measuring cam saddle warpage
|Ugly spark plug repair
||Cam journals require polishing
|Head after blasting
|Pressure testing head
||Submerged head under pressure reveals
leak at spark plug repair
|Preparing to machine out spark plug insert
||To be continued..
I am pleased to report that your cylinder head made the journey across the Atlantic safely and we now have the rebuild underway for you.
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