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74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« on: May 18, 2022, 08:27:55 PM »
I would like to have the heads on my Eldorado looked at and rebuilt as needed. I searched here a little and found Randy Long in PA. Anyone else have GUZZI knowledge machine shop they can recommend?  Or will a good local shop be able to do the job? Ned’s did (or sent out) the ones on my T years ago but I can’t catch Jim at the shop.

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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2022, 08:37:29 PM »
You can send them to me. But really, any competent local shop should be able to do them. 
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2022, 05:41:01 AM »
Jim at Ned's is winding down, close to retirement. He is playing it by ear and is still around, will miss him when he finally pulls the trigger  :boozing:
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2022, 05:53:31 AM »
My local machinist has done great work on two sets of Tonti BB heads as well as Commando heads. A relationship with a good machinist near you is very rewarding.
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2022, 09:42:35 AM »
Depending on where you’re located, give ACE a ring he does headwork on the 1100. I’m sure the eldo would be in his wheel house.
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2022, 02:05:10 PM »
You can send them to me. But really, any competent local shop should be able to do them.

Charlie can certainly help you, not sure where you're at. Used to tell folks to go to any VW shop...but those are getting thin on the ground sadly.
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2022, 04:54:30 PM »
Always been happy with Memphis Motor Werks (Leo Goff was my contact).

https://www.memphismotorwerks.com/

Vech (Bench Mark Works) sent me there.

They quote upon receipt of your heads .
They turn around in about a week from your acceptance.

They've done BMW and Moto Guzzi heads for me.
Very satisfied with the quality of their work.

Like they say "good, quick, cheap, pick two".
MMW is good and quick (their pricing is commensurate with the service they provide.
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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2022, 09:09:23 AM »
Like Charlie said, any competent local shop should be able to handle it. Are you bringing new guides, valves, etc?

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Re: 74 Eldorado - who rebuilds heads?
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2022, 11:27:47 AM »
This shop in Athens, GA, has probably the best rep in North America for air-cooled:

https://newsite.hamheads.com/... View the "about us" in the pull-down menu...

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