From the GRM Vault: DIY Head Porting

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Written by The Staff of Motorsport Marketing

From the Sept. 2002 issue

Posted in Shop Work

Our featured article this week comes from the dark ages, before we started creating digital versions of the magazine. So we had to march back to our archives, pick out the magazine and then dig out the scanner.

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Reader comments:

captdownshift
captdownshift UberDork
Aug. 30, 2016 1:39 p.m.

I can hear the dremels being fired up with a month to go right now...

Brett_Murphy
Brett_Murphy PowerDork
Aug. 30, 2016 3:32 p.m.

I'd like to step in and say thanks to the GRM staff for posting the older articles online from time to time.

captdownshift
captdownshift UberDork
Aug. 30, 2016 4:17 p.m.

In reply to Brett_Murphy:

I'd like to echo those sentiments

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Aug. 30, 2016 7:39 p.m.
Brett_Murphy wrote: I'd like to step in and say thanks to the GRM staff for posting the older articles online from time to time.

Thanks. Glad that you're enjoying them.

Tell your friends!

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Aug. 31, 2016 8:44 a.m.
captdownshift wrote: I can hear the dremels being fired up with a month to go right now...

Yeah, totally.

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
Sept. 2, 2016 1:14 p.m.

I can't see the photos

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Sept. 2, 2016 2:10 p.m.
Flight Service wrote: I can't see the photos

Hmmm. We're seeing what happened.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Sept. 2, 2016 2:43 p.m.

And Ed's working on the fix right now. It's technical.

Durty
Durty New Reader
Sept. 30, 2016 10:35 a.m.

Can anyone comment on how this applies to all the spec miata heads that were outlawed last year?

I'm remembering something about a plunge cut.

volvoclearinghouse
Sept. 30, 2016 11:16 a.m.

Good timing, as I'm DIY porting a head right now for a 460 Big Block.

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/grm/lets-play-lets-build-a-big-block/119292/page6/

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