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Sticky valve on the '56' UTS Special

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My '56' UTS Special has been sitting since early spring this year. While checking things over I found water in the distributor and a sticky exhaust valve on the #1 cylinder. It appears that some water got in through the rocker cover retaining studs. Looks like I need to seal those up when I put it back together. The valve loosened up pretty easily by spraying some penetrating lube on the valve and tapping on the rocker lightly with a rubber mallet. I have the distributor torn down and will clean, bead blast, and lube all the parts before assembly.

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Cleaned up and assembled the distributor today. I installed, static timed, and got it fired up. I figure on adjusting the valve's while things are opened up, but then I should be good to go.

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Adjusted the valves and set the timing with a timing light. The muffler is rotted out on the bottom so I figure I should get a new one to put on before I button it up.
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