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Which clay for measuring piston top valve reliefs?

I need to check my piston top valve relief clearance. I read about using plasticine (modeling clay). Someone else told me some clay will shrink. So my question is what is the good stuff called and where do I buy it?

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The "good stuff" is called "Play Doh" avalible at any local toy store for a few bucks. Coat it or any other type of clay used with powder to prevent the stuff from sticking to the valves.

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I've got tons of it in my yard. You're welcome to a few pounds if you want it.

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