Changing the head gasket on Triumph T140E

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Part One
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N17SQKzU4Y
Nice header removal detail. They were really seized in place.  Also note how over tightened all the bolts are.

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syt_IcHepxo
Outside head bolts were over tightened as well. Propably becasue someone tried to fix the head gasket leak by tightening them.

Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVDZR7xYvlA

Part 4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsgMIOIg4BQ
(cool valve removal technique)

Part 5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soPshQ85eE0
removing the carbon deposits and grinding the valves

Part 6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybltUHBemL4
Proper sequence for tightening the head (note the reference to torque wrench)

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