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1948 288 engine head
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Just can't stay away
Just can't stay away

Packwagon
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My head has 14 mm plugs. It has 2 cylinder inserts, 1 actually broke off 1/2 way in.
My head has 14 mm plugs. I have another head with 10 mm plugs. My block has the letters CE stamped on side of block.
I would like to use the new head with 10 mm plugs.
Will this be okay?

Posted on: 2023/10/13 10:30
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Re: 1948 288 engine head
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Ross
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Yes. Just measure the free space over the valves and make sure it has not been milled to death in the past.

Had to just discard a 327 head that had been milled down until the combustion chambers looked like the paw prints of a light weight mammal. That was with the parts of a car with a brake drum turned a quarter inch oversize.

Posted on: 2023/10/13 11:52
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Re: 1948 288 engine head
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TxGoat
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The Mad Machinist strikes again!

Posted on: 2023/10/13 12:18
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