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Old 05-08-2019, 08:39 AM   #29
Fred Gwynne
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Originally Posted by culberro View Post
You're fine. Thread derailment is par for the course here.

"Deck" usually refers to material being machined from the block deck, but it also get's thrown around when talking about machining a head to reduce the chamber volume or to clean it up.

"Shaving" refers to just the head.

Running an aftermarket camshaft will usually result in the engine becoming an interference engine. A large percentage of engines are interference by design, I don't worry about it at all.

"Shimming" is setting the valve clearance using valve shims.
Right on, I appreciate your help.
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