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  1. jsilva replied to the thread Easy cylinder head cleaning?.

    That is very helpful, thanks! Part of my hesitation is that this is my first rebuild and while I know I can do it I’m also feeling...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 11:23 PM
  2. jsilva replied to the thread Toyota Injector Seals?.

    I’ve used the GB seals and didn’t have any leaks in the few months I used them before the engine broke. What’s the longevity on them?...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 7:22 PM
  3. jsilva replied to the thread Easy cylinder head cleaning?.

    Awesome, thanks! I’m assuming I don’t need to worry about the valve seals doing any of that?

    Nov 28, 2020 at 4:38 PM
  4. jsilva liked L337TurboZ's post in the thread Easy cylinder head cleaning?.

    Get ACDelco Top End cleaner. Take the camshafts off so all the valves are closed. Then fill one side at a time. Soak for a few hours...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 4:37 PM
  5. jsilva attached a file to the thread Easy cylinder head cleaning?.

    Here are some photos for reference. Two of the dirtiest intake valves: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Exhaust: [ATTACH] Underside: [ATTACH]

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  6. jsilva posted a new thread.

    Easy cylinder head cleaning?

    What is the easiest way to clean a cylinder head? I’m not wanting it to be pristine, just good enough. The head isn’t terrible and the...

    Forum: Mazdaspeed 3/6 Engine

    Nov 28, 2020 at 11:46 AM
  7. jsilva liked L337TurboZ's post in the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    The solid cup style piston installer is great. I use them at work on LS and Ecotec engines. Get a light amount of oil on your finger and...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 11:38 AM
  8. jsilva replied to the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    Yes that’s it, thanks! I looked and found the same (or similar) one on Amazon. I do have all of the shop manuals :)

    Nov 28, 2020 at 8:34 AM
  9. jsilva replied to the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    In this video, around 6:20, are they just using a hose with clamps? Or is that a specialised tool? [MEDIA]

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:54 PM
  10. jsilva liked drew10101010's post in the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    You bolt it to the transmission bolt holes. On mine I used two random bolts that I took off that worked and had to get two new long...

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  11. jsilva replied to the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    Well ... I placed a few orders for most of the parts I need (including the Corksport hpfp internals and their Stage II intake). I also...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 9:17 PM
  12. jsilva liked drew10101010's post in the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    It's that purple drank gel lol nah its assembly lube. Redline is on sale at edge during BF for $7.15 4oz.

    Nov 26, 2020 at 10:56 AM
  13. jsilva liked drew10101010's post in the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    If I'm not mistaken all piston rings come too tight and need to be opened up. You can either get a ring filer which is about 50$ or let...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 9:20 AM
  14. jsilva replied to the thread Rebuilding advice?.

    What is the purple stuff he uses in this video? You can see it at 5:20 and at 5:40 on the bearings. [MEDIA]

    Nov 26, 2020 at 9:04 AM