1. INSTALL SPARK PLUG TUBES
HINT: When using a new cylinder head, the spark plug tubes must be installed.
(a) Apply adhesive to the end of the spark plug tube.
Adhesive: Part No. 08833-00070, THREE BOND 1324 or equivalent
(b) Using a wooden block and hammer, tap in a new spark tube until the protrusion from the camshaft bearing cap installation surface of the cylinder head becomes 48.4 - 49.6 mm (1.906 - 1.953 in.).
NOTICE: Avoid tapping a new spark plug tube in too far by measuring the amount of the protrusion as tapping.
2. INSTALL VALVES
(a) Using SST, push in a new oil seal.
(b) Install the valve (1), the spring seat (2), the valve spring (3),and the spring retainer (4).
(c) Using SST, compress the valve spring and place the 2 keepers around the valve stem.
(d) Using a plastic-faced hammer and the valve stem tip taped up with vinyl tape, lightly tap the valve stem tip to assure proper fit.
NOTICE: Be careful not to damage the valve stem tip.
3. INSTALL SHIMS AND VALVE LIFTERS
(a) Install the shim and the valve lifter.
(b) Check that the valve lifter rotates smoothly by hand.