<VV> 140hp Head Repair

John Dozsa yanche at verizon.net
Sat Jul 20 23:50:09 EDT 2013


Suggest you contact Baltimore Head Works.  See: 
The owner is a good friend of mine and he does excellent work on 
aluminum heads.  His web site shows his capability.  He has done Corvair 
head work and has all the equipment to do it properly.

John Dozsa

> Subject:
> <VV> 140hp Head Repair
> From:
> RoboMan91324 at aol.com
> Date:
> 7/20/2013 3:02 PM

> Gary,
> Depending on how bad the head with the dropped seat is, it  might be a
> better choice to get a good used head to upgrade with deep seats,  etc.
> Grinding, welding in new aluminum and grinding again and possibly  repeating could
> end up being very expensive.
> Just a thought.
> Doc
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> Message:  1
> Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:22:57 -0700
> From: Gary Berry<duallycc at gmail.com>
> Subject: <VV> 140hp Head Repair

> Hey All;
> I think I  asked this years ago, but now it's time to get this engine
> going. I have a  140hp engine sitting on an engine stand in my garage. These are
> the numbers  and some info that I have found on the net...
> 140hp on stand
> Head  3856728 65-69 140hp
> Block T1217RB 65-66 164ci 140hp manual  Corsa
> One head has dropped a valve and it rattled around a  bit before I stopped
> the engine (I have a picture). So the questions is, where  can I send both
> heads to have them redone? I live just outside of Hooterville  and there is
> no one around here that I can find that works on aluminum  anything . Thanks.
> -- Gary Berry Corvair Sandrails and Such... Prosser, WA

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