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NOTE: Identify rocker arm location for reassembly prior to removal.
NOTE: Ensure cylinder head bolt holes in the block are clean, dry (free of residual oil or coolant), and threads are not damaged-- if this helps please press the accept button top right -- thanks tim.
NOTE: The Cylinder head bolts should be examined BEFORE reuse. If the threads are necked down, the bolts should be replaced (Checking Bolts for Stretching (Necking)).
Necking (1) can be checked by holding a scale or straight edge against the threads. If all the threads do not contact the scale (2) , the bolt should be replaced.
NOTE: Cylinder head should be cleaned and inspected prior to replacment.
CAUTION: Do not use a torque wrench for the Fourth step.