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Well today at the wrecker 10 bucks for a cylinder head. Cam and all, so I say hey why not, I could use a cylinder head to modify, make things easier for me so why not? Well I find an N42, just what i'm looking for that thats good, proceed to take off valve cover, simple enough, then i realize, @!#$, i need a 10mm allen wrench to take off the head. So i find a guy who is nice enough to lend me his. Well i goto take it off, jeez the thing won't budge an inch, so i take a wrench, about 1 foot long, use it for leverage, i got 3 off, but on the 4th, I swear i was about to break the wrench in half how long it was flexing. So i left it, and if i do decided to get it, it will now cost me the regular 27 dollars. What a bunch eh? I was wondering though are the head bolts really that tight? I'm guessing locktite had it sealed good, but I flexed a wrench 1-2 inches.

Secondly Injector rebuiling. I want to put turbo injectors on my car for the higher flow, now is it worth buying an injector seal kit and rebuiling the injectors? its not hard for me to get the seal kits, 2 bucks each. What do you think?

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Do the turbo injectors really make that much diff. over stock, or will the difference only be felt on highly modified cars? As far as the tool twisting.... bring your 1/2" drive ratchet and a section of pipe to fit over the end of the handle. Get a hold of a 10 mm bit attachment and spray the bolt with penetrating oil. Gently apply pressure to the bolt and then tap the ratchet with a hammer to break it loose. good luck!
 

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I would not use the turbo injectors unless you've got an aftermarket fuel management system to control them. The stock control unit is programmed for n/a sized injectors and will cause a rich condition during most of your driving. You would even loose throttle response because of this. You would need major modifications to allow enough air flow to properly even out these injectors with the stock control unit. With that said, I would look into getting them cleaned and blueprinted should you go this route. Check out http://www.rceng.com/ for more info on this. After sitting in the junkyard I would seriously consider having this done for $24 each.
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oh yeah theyre in that tight.. and i dont think its loctite alone.. its probably from the constant heating and cooling of the block also.. my air ratchet has a tough time getting head bolts out.. i use an impact gun.. but thats in my basement not in the yard.. you can do it with a 1/2 drive and a nice long breaker bar.. try the jack handle.. or a long fence post pipe.
 
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