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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:47 am 
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So I got the head off my '99 Swift to fix the head gasket, and one of the exhaust valves is burnt and has a hole in it (explains the 40psi compression on that cylinder). Valves are over $100 for a set, and I'm not sure if 3-tech will rebuild a 4 cylinder head, so I've been shopping around for a complete replacement head.

There are a few on eBay for about $280 shipped, but they're the 8 valve heads for a G13BA. Would I run into any major issues with the swap? Would it affect power or fuel economy much? This is the head in question: http://www.ebay.com/itm/REBUILT-1-3-GEO-METRO-SUZUKI-SWIFT-SOHC-CYLINDER-HEAD-95-97-YB4-G13BA-/271248772823?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3f27afced7&vxp=mtr

Or if you kind folks know of anyone who could sell me a rebuilt one or rebuild mine for cheap, that would be awesome.

Also, apparently it's impossible to get replacement head bolts for these cars. Could I use head bolts for the G13BA that are a regular hex head and not those stupid 12 point heads?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 3:19 am 
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We would be happy to rebuild your head, and we should have bolts in stock.

The 8V head is a physically possible, but not sensible swap. Too many other things would also have to be changed.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:08 pm 
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suprf1y wrote:
We would be happy to rebuild your head, and we should have bolts in stock.


Excellent! How much does that run?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:06 pm 
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Head pkg's start at $450. Send a pm or email us through the link in my sig.

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