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Villiers headgasket

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Post  kerabo on Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:02 pm

Anyone ever wondere why the Villiers headgasket has an extra hole in it?

I have just found out.

Ken
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Post  mike Sayer on Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:34 pm

Ken,
Answer 1 :- so you can hang it up on a convenient nail in your outside "dunny" next to your wad of newspaper squares?
Answer 2 :- I give up Ken, tell us please!
Mike. Embarassed
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Post  kerabo on Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:37 pm

Seems the decompressor vents through the head and through that hole and through a drilling in the barrel into the exhaust port.

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Post  bill2b on Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:09 pm

Have you been on Facebook Ken? Very Happy
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Post  kerabo on Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:06 pm

bill2b wrote:Have you been on Facebook Ken? Very Happy

May have been Smile
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Post  piston 197 on Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:29 pm

Pre war engines and AMC competition engines decompress to atmosphere, 6E,7E,8E,9E,10E,11E,32A and 37A decompress to the exhaust port when fitted with a decompressor so if using the decompressor option the action is silent., There is an angled drilling in the head which aligns the decompressor with the hole in the gasket ( if fitted the correct way round) and the vertical drilling into the exhaust port.
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Post  kerabo on Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:38 pm

piston 197 wrote:Pre war engines and AMC competition engines decompress to atmosphere, 6E,7E,8E,9E,10E,11E,32A and 37A decompress to the exhaust port when fitted with a decompressor so if using the decompressor option the action is silent., There is an angled drilling in the head which aligns the decompressor with the hole in the gasket ( if fitted the correct way round) and the vertical drilling into the exhaust port.
JH
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