How do you grind valve seats at home?

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Thereof, can you grind a valve face?

Grinding and refitting the valves. Generally valves should be ground , or ‘lapped’, into their respective seats to ensure a gas-tight seal . Grind-in each valve (including new valves) by hand, using a valve-grinding tool and valve-grinding paste. Attach the sucker on the grinding tool to the valve face.

Consequently, do I need to lap my valves? Lapping works good, just more work, and prolly unnecessary if the valves aren’t leaking already. If the valves are leaking, it’s usually due to mis-alignment caused by worn guides.

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How long does it take to lap a valve?

If the valve seat and face were ground correctly, the lapping process should take a minute or less for each valve.

Why do people grind valves?

A valve grind (commonly referred to as a valve job or valve lap) can be crucial for proper functioning valves/seals. It is the process of smoothing out the engine valves so that they are effectively able to seal in the valve seat in the cylinder head to completely seal the engine’s combustion chamber.

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