(1) Year (2) Make (3) Model (4) Vehicle Identification Number – VIN (5) Casting number to identify the cylinder head (6) Cubic inches or liters for engine size (7) Engine type – found under the hood of the vehicle
It is usually cheaper to buy a rebuilt and recommended if you have high miles.
If you ran your vehicle hot and it is now smoking and losing water, most likely it’s a cracked head due to the new thin castings that are being used these days.
Yes, so we can rebuild and resell them. This means we don’t have to buy new castings so we can pass the savings on to our customers.
A core cylinder head is your old head that matches the casting of the new head.
Most likely, as long as the casting has not been over resurfaced, not cracked too badly, has worn camshaft journals or broken parts.