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Checked out the heads closer toady. They are '65 289 Hi-Po heads! That means they'll already have the screw-in studs, and I think the valve size will be sufficient. They already have the hardened seats in for the exhuast (but they haven't been ground yet). The intake seats and the guides I can do at school... So, upon sandblasting them, and further inspection, it looks like I'll probably do some port work, the rest of the seats and guides, and throw in some S/S valves, and hopefully some roller rockers.

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<make note to self....must get new friends>

Wow, someone is just giving you a set of HiPo heads?

Unless you're doing a K-coder resto, personally, I'd just sell them for mega bucks and put the money towards a set of complete alloy units...you'll be way ahead in the performance area...

Pat
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I agree with camachinist, I wouldn't even mess with those heads unless you absolutely had to, too valuable in their current condition. Thats my 2 cents

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Well, my school has a huge pile of old heads sitting behind the shop, and my teacher told me before that anything back there is free for the taking. Well, little did I know what I'd find. From what I've checked, the casting number seems to indicate that they're Hi-Po, but I'm going to check a few other things to make sure (I found some new things to look for since I checked them last).

Considering that they've been cut for hardened seats, and need the rest of the seats, and the guides and everything done, I don't think they'd be worth much. Plus, they're just the bare castings, they're not fully assembled or anything.

I'm hoping that they will turn out to be Hi-Po units for sure, but either way, I think they'll be a better set of heads than my current ones.

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Take a look at a recent post of mine for some images of what to look for.....it will possibly confirm information you already have...

In any event, free heads are like candy....I'm always up for a bite..*G*

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Thanks for the further information. I had about a hundred different things happening today, so my memory is kind of foggy on them. I'll be checking them out again sometime this week however, so that should help me postively identify them.

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