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1964 429cid valves and lifters - where to buy

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1964 429cid valves and rockers - where to buy

Opened engine heads in my new toy today and 4 valves are bad :mad: and all engine covered inside with some f**** grease. Unbelievable - who does sutch things:confused:
Long story, but anyway i need 4 new valves and rockers.
So can you guys give advice, where to buy? I need to ship them fast too (so its UPS probably?). I tried to contact Maddog Racing in Florida, but seems, that their web page is down :(
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Just curious, what's wrong with these 4 valves? What is wrong with the lifters? Just trying to get some more information.

I'm sure Al at MTS would have what you need.
Pictures help a lot. I'm no expert on heads or anything, but if you look at the pushrods and can't see through them (they are hollow for oil to travel through to get to the rockers) then they are clogged with the stuff, and you will need new ones unless you can unclog them. However, if they are clogged up they are probably what's causing the lack of oil and offer a pretty easy solution to the oil delivery problem. e-mail Al, he will probably have pushrods for you and possibly rockers that will work or that are just laying around if you need them.

Lifters can be found on Summit and on Ebay. Manley intake and exhaust valves on Ebay:
Yes there is a difference between valves. Get the ones correct for your year. I don't know much about heads, etc. But I would change the valve seats just to be safe. Once again I don't know what kind of wear they experience, etc.

Don't know what a lead deposit is. Care to explain Ape?
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