Originally Posted by ratlover
It is a cast iron head. As a welder I am always a little leary of welding cast iron. The heat control is so essential to a successful repair with no future stress or cracks showing up. These days hard to find anyone who can make a living at it. Just wondering if you have any experience with these pins.
the type of welding i refered to theygrind the cracks out toatly heat the head red hot then gas weldthe cracks cool the head for at least 24 hrs re machine inst new inserts and guides. this proses has been around for many years for heavey duty diesel engines and worked very well. the cat dealer i worked for used thes headsextensively with good reults. head hunters was 1 co edc anothercliff