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What are the benefits of a remanufactured cylinder head?

What are the benefits of a remanufactured cylinder head?

Remanufactured heads will typically carry a much better warranty than a rebuilt head. This is because the inspection and repair processes are more thorough and all new parts are installed. Most importantly, remanufactured heads will often carry a labor and progressive damage warranty whereas a rebuilt head will not.

Can you rebuild cylinder heads?

When having your heads rebuilt, consider the cost of replacing valve guides or liners, installing valve seats, and what kind of valve seals you want. There are two ways to accomplish rebuilding cylinder heads: Buy an already remanufactured cylinder head, or have it rebuilt by a local shop.

What is a remanufactured cylinder head?

Remanufactured cylinder head The term remanufactured usually (not always) refers to a part that, for all practicable purposes, has been completely remanufactured to the standard of a new part. Remanufactured cylinder heads are rebuilt with many parts and every part in it is serviceable.

What does rebuilding a head mean?

A rebuilt cylinder head is when the mechanic replaces only the broken or out of spec components, such as valves, springs, guides, or injector sleeves. If the cylinder head is cracked, then rebuilding process involves welding these cracks to fix it. After that, they put them all back together, and then test it.

What does reconditioned head mean?

How is a cylinder head reconditioned? The mechanic will strip out the head’s componentry – valves, valve springs – and then put the head through a chemical wash to remove corrosion. They’ll run a pressure test and crack test to ensure that it’s still sound, then regrind the valves and valve seats.

Can a Ford cylinder head be remanufactured?

After all, they’re built to OE specs (and sometimes better than specifications). Gearhead Engines offers remanufactured cylinder heads to fit almost any engine, including Chevy cylinder heads and Ford cylinder heads. Once you’ve found the cylinder heads that are right for you, shipping in the lower 48 is fast.

Can a remanufactured cylinder head exchange be used?

REMANUFACTURED CYLINDER HEAD EXCHANGE- REBUILT & READY TO GO! Import and Domestic. Chevy, Ford, GM, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Nissan, etc.

How long does it take for cylinder heads to be remanufactured?

The fourth step for our remanufactured cylinder heads is pressure testing the unit for further structural integrity. We place the rebuilt cylinder heads in the Newclear Pressure Regulator Machine for 20 minutes. The Newclear Pressure Regulator Machine will subject the remanufactured cylinder head to 60psi at 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

How is a remanufactured cylinder head tear down?

The first step for remanufactured cylinder heads is the initial tear down process. Our technicians remove all of the valves, guides, seats, springs and injector cups. We then visually inspect each part as well as run quality control and structural tests to see if any of these parts can be re-used.

What does a remanufactured cylinder head look like?

A remanufactured cylinder head is a head that has been rebuilt with parts that are still serviceable. Some cylinder heads have been welded or repaired. All cylinder heads are pressure tested to assure a leak-free casting. New valve seats have been installed when needed.

Where can I get a replacement engine cylinder head?

AutoZone provides top-quality replacement engine cylinder heads for a variety of vehicles, including an engine cylinder head for Ford Taurus or Malibu cylinder heads, so you’re sure to find the perfect cylinder head for your specific make and model.

REMANUFACTURED CYLINDER HEAD EXCHANGE- REBUILT & READY TO GO! Import and Domestic. Chevy, Ford, GM, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Nissan, etc.

How much vehicle life is added by rebuilding cylinder heads?

You have definitely given the heads longer life, but you still have the rest of the engine. If an engine will last 250k miles, that’s how long it’s going to last. The only way to increase the longevity of the engine (beyond proper maintenance) is to rebuild the entire thing. That means bearings, rings, and whatever else may be worn out.

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Ruth Doyle