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Old October 8th, 2017, 11:40 AM   #1
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Default Valve guide lube.

Getting ready to reassemble my new heads after gasket port matching, polishing the combustion chambers and the exhaust ports and lapping the valves for a proper seat . The manual that I have says put white molybdenum - disulphide grease on the valve stems . The best I can find on this grease it seems to be an antiseize of some kind. Is this the best to use or is there something better to use .
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Old October 8th, 2017, 11:43 AM   #2
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Default Re: Valve guide lube.

You are overthinking this.
I use assembly lube if I have some.
I have also used plain old wheelbearing grease
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Old October 8th, 2017, 01:23 PM   #3
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^^ There you go. In the olden days wheel bearing grease was the number one choice when assembling an engine. And likely in a repackaged form, still is.
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