That was a good idea. Takes a little longer, but well worth it.Got a small window to work on the Minarelli. First thing I did was Helicoil the stud holes to 5/16-18. I think it a wise thing.
I assembled the spacer, cylinder, and head and torqued t 144”#. just to be sure, all good. Figured with the differential expansion of the iron cylinder/aluminum block, couldnt hurt. Now to port match and assemble