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Why are sheet metal engines not popular?

There are probably many reasons, though unless someone finds an article or information directly stating, anything you get for an answer here is going to be opinion or conjecture. The best I can offer ...
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Valves in pizza box fell out does order matter if lapping

Lapping won't solve your issues. The only thing you can do is get the valves back in the right order or take it to the machine shop and get a valve job. The problem is, the valves are matched to the ...
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Can I use an opened head gasket?

If there is no damage to the gasket, there are no issues. Damage can be construed as physical or environmental. If it is flat and dry as you are suggesting, there should be absolutely no issue using ...
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What are these two holes in the cylinder head? (Suzuki M13A engine)

If the holes are not threaded and do not open to anything at the bottom of them, I'd suggest there's probably no need to worry about it. It seems to me these holes are there for some bygone reason, ...
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What tools and/or equipment is needed to replace the cylinder head on a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer 4.3L V6?

You need (at a minimum): A metric socket set (ratchet, breaker bar, sockets) - 1/2" drive is probably best Hand tools (pliers, metric wrenches [combination wrenches], gasket scraper) Torque ...
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2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5L CVT - Torque Sequence / Specs for Cylinder Head Bolts

The following is from the FelPro TTY page describing the torque sequence: Note: While the above image states "EH253", to my knowledge Subaru never made an EH253 engine, and above this image ...
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