<VV> Overheating - Deflashing Heads

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Mon Jul 26 19:06:52 EDT 2010

Hi Bill,

A few thoughts.  First, you do have to take the top and lower shrouds off to de-flash.  I think for in the car a good tool would be a keyhole saw, you can find some other info here that may help:


I would change the oil right away, if it did get that hot it hurt the oil.

Good luck!


On Jul 26, 2010, at 4:18 PM, Bill H. wrote:

> So, does anyone have suggestions for the best (and least intrusive) way to 
> deflash the heads?  I don't mind removing the top shrouds if it doesn't take all 
> day to do, and if it makes de-flashing easier.  Can de-flashing be done from the 
> top of the engine instead of getting under the car.

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