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Date:         Sun, 11 Oct 2009 23:41:17 -0400
Reply-To:     Chris S <szpejankowski@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Chris S <szpejankowski@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Dual Valve Springs
Comments: To: John Meeks <>
In-Reply-To:  <>
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Thanks for the info, folks. I guess I didn't look very closely before and simply didn't notice the double set up on my previous engines. These heads are very clean and the brighter springs are easier to notice.

2009/10/11 John Meeks <>

> Chris, > > FWIW, My "spare" 2.1 engine was remanufactured by VW of Canada with VW > heads. They have the double spring configuration. > > John Meeks > '91 Multivan > Northern Michigan > > Vanagon Rescue Squad > > > Radio Call:KC8ZFN > > > On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Chris S <> wrote: > >> Just picked some nice and clean used 2.1L heads today. They have dual >> valve >> springs, which in my 9 years of Vanagon ownership I have not encountered. >> >> Can someone tell the history of these? I'm assuming it's a factory part. >> What would I gain by using these instead of single springs I currently >> have >> in my 2.1? Both my and the donor engines are '89. >> >> -- >> Chris S. >> Disclaimer: "Death and serious injury may occur" >> > >

-- Chris S. Disclaimer: "Death and serious injury may occur"

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