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cleaning valves?

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Is it alright to blast the carbon off of valves using a 100 grit aluminum oxide? or should i wire brush them? or should i.....
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i've always had my head work done down at the local shop where they put them in that toxic looking bath. can't imagine they would charge much to dip them.

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Blasting them is the quickest way. Just be sure not to blast the stems. Scott

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Blast away....just don't get the stems with the stuff...

Remember, you'll need to grind the faces before re-installling in the head...

Pat
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