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To remove the cylinder head we had to disconnect and remove a seemingly endless amount of hoses, pipes and cables. This is the order we removed things as best I can remember but basically follow the Haynes manual as it is mostly accurate.


Battery earth cable, battery, air intake hose, oil bath air cleaner, brake servo hoses, engine breather and hose, drained


rocker cover to l ift off the rocker assembly.


Then with help from my wife we lifted out the cylinder head. I had left the inlet and exhaust manifolds still attached but in hindsight I would not recommend this as the head is heavy enough as it is without the additional weight of a heavy exhaust manifold on there too!


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cooling system and removed heater and radiator hoses, removed injectors and fuel lines, disconnected the oil feed to the head and unbolted the exhaust down pipe from the exhaust manifold.


We now had to remove the rocker assembly. I slackened off all the adjusters so that they would not apply pressure to the shaft as I undid the smaller rocker shaft bolts (5/16”) and then removed the head bolts using the order outlined in the Haynes manual. I then used the inverted


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removed the push rods, checked they were all straight and placed them in a piece of cardboard to keep them in the correct order.


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