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HEAD WORK WITH STUDS

hey guys i'm doing studs and gaskets at my house, whats the spec on head work max milling, i heard .008. also can the heads be milled with the valves in the head. just want to make sure before i drop them off thats the guy knows what he's talking about.

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up to .008 off deck
valve guide clearance .002-.0027
valve recession .013-.027 it is preferred by some to be .026-.030
valve height is 2.225-2.230 after milling
try to set @ 2.220 for proper lifter preload

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thanks man, i'm hoping she dont need much she only has 68k on her

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SCT W/ VIVS TUNES
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ford blue spring
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Only thing I can add is that you can take off as much as .010 as long as the head is at least 3.74" thick when you're done.
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how bout the valves, do they have to come out

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04 F250 6.0 FX4 CC SB
S&B intake
CFM+ INTAKE ELBOW
4" TURBO BACK STRIAGHT PIPE NO CAT
SCT W/ VIVS TUNES
ZOODAD MOD
SUPERCHIPS DUAL LAZER GAUGE (EGT&BOOST)
ford blue spring
banjo bolts
and heck its my slowest vehicle gotta work on that
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I had mine milled recently and only had to pull the rocker box off the head. valves were recessed enough that they werent a problem.

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thats what i wanted to hear thanks

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04 F250 6.0 FX4 CC SB
S&B intake
CFM+ INTAKE ELBOW
4" TURBO BACK STRIAGHT PIPE NO CAT
SCT W/ VIVS TUNES
ZOODAD MOD
SUPERCHIPS DUAL LAZER GAUGE (EGT&BOOST)
ford blue spring
banjo bolts
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