Saab
Specifically Designed and Modified
Cylinder Heads


VIEW Details ===> Head Refresh ===> Stage I ===> Stage II< ===> Stage III ==> Stage IV


Most Popular Saab Engine Applications: (Others Available)
900 All Turbo's

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Disassembly/Inspection

Detailed Inspection

Cleaning Parts

Remove Burrs

Check Valve Springs

Check Valve Guides

Check Valves

Measure Cam lobes

Measure bolts

Measure Retainers

Grind Valves

Lapping Surface

Microlon Treatment(s)

Clean Valve Trains

Guides Ready to Install

Springs Ready to Install

Dan at work, porting and polishing

 

Dan getting into his work...

Saab heads in Progress...

DPR Racing's "World Famous Saab Motors"!!!

Saab - Head Refresh _______________________________________________________________________ Pre-inspect cylinder heads.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:

- Failure analysis
- Check all surfaces for straightness
- Measure and record valve tip to base length
- Estimate including valve stem wear
- Remove carbon, clean heads, and valve train components
- Calculate valve guide to stem tolerance and wear
- Inspect deck surface finish for corrosion scratches, impact
  damage or warping/cracking
- Inspect studs. threaded holes for wear and clearance
- Inspect and test valve springs
- Inspect keepers and retainers
- Inspect heads and valve train for any signs of valve float
Lap, port faces and gasket areas
Hand lap valves
Vacuum test
Clean for assembly
Final Assembly

  $495 (Labor only) 4 Cyl
        $742 (Labor only) 6 Cyl
   

  Contact us at customerservice@dprracing.com to request cylinder head work.


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Saab - Head Refresh Extras:

- Microlon CL100 - Add to Engine,Trans,PS for newer 4-8 cyl
  $183.96+shipping   (Read more about "Microlon" Products)
- Fuel Injectors - Complete Service $24 each
  (before,after,pattern flow printout)
  (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Lash Cam(s) $250
- Remove rocker arms $12 (Read more about "Rocker Arms" Mods)
- Rebuild rocker arms includes polishing shafts, adjuster tips and
  surface $155 (Read more about "Rocker Arms" Mods)
- Lighten rocker arms $155 (Read more about "Rocker Arms" Mods)
- Measure and record one combustion chamber volume$18
- Or balance all four volumes plus/minus 0.4cc $60
- Balance plus/minus 0.15cc $80
- Microlon Treatment - Valves,Rockers,Cam(s),Springs & Retainers
  $60 (Read about "Microlon" Parts Treatment)
- Valve and seat cut $5 each
- Mill deck surface $60
- Lap deck surface $20
- Custom fit cam caps to head and camshafts WCP treatment
  (Visit "WCP" site)
- Polish camshaft journals $40
- Align bore cam journals and caps $40
- Valve guide replacement includes removal of valve guide, special
  head prep. Hone guide to fit valve stems $75 labor

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Saab - Stage I
Competition Multi-Angle Valve Job
_______________________________________________________________________ Pre-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:
re-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:

- Failure analysis
- Check all surfaces for straightness
- Measure and record valve tip to base length
- Estimate including valve stem wear
- Remove carbon, clean heads, and valve train components
- Calculate valve guide to stem tolerance and wear
- Inspect deck surface finish for corrosion scratches, impact
  damage or warping/cracking
- Inspect studs. threaded holes for wear and clearance
- Inspect and test valve springs
- Inspect keepers and retainers
- Inspect heads and valve train for any signs of valve float
Light debur
Lap, port faces and upper cap and gasket area
Competition high flow multi angle valve job with preparatory angles
Hand lap valves
Vacuum test
Set up proper seat pressure and clearances
Final clean for assembly
Preassembly inspection
Final Assembly

  $595 (Labor only) 4 Cyl
        $892 (Labor only) 6 Cyl
   

  Contact us at customerservice@dprracing.com to request cylinder head work.

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Saab - Stage I Extras:

- Microlon CL100 - Add to Engine,Trans,PS for newer 4-8 cyl
  $183.96+shipping   (Read more about "Microlon" Products)
- Fuel Injectors - Complete Service $24 each
  (before,after,pattern flow printout) (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Bore out throttle body and install larger plate by RC Injectors $150
  (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Lash Cam(s) $250
- Measure and record one combustion chamber volume $18
- Or balance all four volumes plus/minus 0.4cc $60
- Balance plus/minus 0.15cc $80
- Microlon Treatment - Valves,Rockers,Cam(s),Springs & Retainers
  $60 (Read about "Microlon" Parts Treatment)
- Ceramic coat combustion chambers 4 Cyl $180
- Ceramic coat valve faces $10/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust valve radius $12/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust ports With Chmbrs/$15 Each
- Thermal dispersion coat head Call for pricing!
- Combustion chambers matched to the bore. Deshroud valve area.
  Shape and polish. Call for pricing!
- Measure and match volumes with valves installed after seat cut
  $300
- Custom combustion chamber modifications such as high swirl
  chambers, lower combustion chambers, stop chambers.
  Call for pricing!
- Mill deck surface $60
- Diamond intake port finish $60
- Lap deck surface $20
- Custom fit cam caps to head and camshafts WCP treatment
  (Visit "WCP" site)
- Polish camshaft journals $40/cam
- Align bore cam journals and caps $40/cam
- Machine oil groves in camshaft journals $40/cam
- Machine oil retention grove in cam cap $35/cam
- Flow testing $100.00 per hour (View "Flow Bench" Explanation)
- Port match intake manifold $60.00 - $100.00
- Valve guide replacement includes removal of valve guide, bore
  prep. Hone guide to fit valve stems. $75 labor
- Polish one set (16) cam cap dowel pins and dowel receiving bore.
  Remove oxidation, rust and corrosion for proper fit, prevents
  seizing and improperly located caps. $50
- If utilizing heavy valve springs, hi rpm, fast cam ramp, we suggest
  WCP treatment to cam caps and/or oil channel
  modification. Call for pricing!   (Visit "WCP" site)

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Saab - Stage II -
Multi-Angle Valve Job/Pocket Port Job
_______________________________________________________________________ Pre-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:
re-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:

- Failure analysis
- Check all surfaces for straightness
- Measure and record valve tip to base length
- Estimate including valve stem wear
- Remove carbon, clean heads, and valve train components
- Calculate valve guide to stem tolerance and wear
- Inspect deck surface finish for corrosion scratches, impact
  damage or warping/cracking
- Inspect studs. threaded holes for wear and clearance
- Inspect and test valve springs
- Inspect keepers and retainers
- Inspect heads and valve train for any signs of valve float
Debur
Lap, port faces and upper cap and gasket area
Port and polish intake and exhaust
Gasket match, port 30mm into ports and pocket port under seats
Light combustion chamber polish
Competition high flow multi angle valve job with preparatory angles
Hand lap valves
Vacuum test
Set up proper seat pressure and clearances
Final clean for assembly
Preassembly inspection
Final Assembly

  $950 (Labor only) 4 Cyl
        $1,425 (Labor only) 6 Cyl
   

  Contact us at customerservice@dprracing.com to request cylinder head work.

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Saab - Stage II Extras:

- Microlon CL100 - Add to Engine,Trans,PS for newer 4-8 cyl
  $183.96+shipping   (Read more about "Microlon" Products)
- Fuel Injectors - Complete Service $24 each
  (before,after,pattern flow printout) (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Bore out throttle body and install larger plate by RC Injectors $150
  (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Lash Cam(s) $250
- Measure and record one combustion chamber volume $18
- Or balance all four volumes plus/minus 0.4cc $60
- Balance plus/minus 0.15cc $80
- Microlon Treatment - Valves,Rockers,Cam(s),Springs & Retainers
  $60 (Read about "Microlon" Parts Treatment)
- Ceramic coat combustion chambers 4 Cyl $180
- Ceramic coat valve faces $10/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust valve radius $12/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust ports With Chmbrs/$15 Each
- Thermal dispersion coat head Call for pricing!
- Combustion chambers matched to the bore. Deshroud valve area.
  Shape and polish. Call for pricing!
- Exhaust manifold port match $60 - $100
- Measure and match volumes with valves installed after seat cut
  $300
- Custom combustion chamber modifications such as high swirl
  chambers, lower combustion chambers, stop chambers.
  Call for pricing!
- Mill deck surface $60
- Diamond intake port finish $60
- Lap deck surface $20
- Custom fit cam caps to head and camshafts WCP treatment
  (Visit "WCP" site)
- Polish camshaft journals $40/cam
- Align bore cam journals and caps $40/cam
- Machine oil groves in camshaft journals $40/cam
- Machine oil retention grove in cam cap $35/cam
- Flow testing $100.00 per hour (View "Flow Bench" Explanation)
- Port match intake manifold $60.00 - $100.00
- Valve guide replacement includes removal of valve guide, bore
  prep. Hone guide to fit valve stems.$75 Labor
- Polish one set (16) cam cap dowel pins and dowel receiving bore.
  Remove oxidation, rust and corrosion for proper fit,
  prevents seizing and improperly located caps. $50
- If utilizing heavy valve springs, hi rpm, fast cam ramp, we suggest
  WCP treatment to cam caps and/or oil channel modification.
  (Visit "WCP" site)

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Saab - Stage III -
Competition Multi-Angle Valve Job, FULL Port & Polish Job
_______________________________________________________________________
Pre-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:
re-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:

- Failure analysis
- Check all surfaces for straightness
- Measure and record valve tip to base length
- Estimate including valve stem wear
- Remove carbon, clean heads, and valve train components
- Calculate valve guide to stem tolerance and wear
- Inspect deck surface finish for corrosion scratches, impact
  damage or warping/cracking
- Inspect studs. threaded holes for wear and clearance
- Inspect and test valve springs
- Inspect keepers and retainers
- Inspect heads and valve train for any signs of valve float
Debur
Lap, port faces and upper cap and gasket area
Port and polish entire intake and exhaust
Gasket match, and fully port intake and exhaust
Lightly de-shroud combustion chamber polish
CC Chamber and match all four volumes
Competition multi angle valve job with preparatory angles
Back cut intake valves
Hand lap valves
Vacuum test
Set up proper seat pressure and clearances
Final clean for assembly
Preassembly inspection
Final Assembly

  $1,150 (Labor only) 4 Cyl
        $1,725 (Labor only) 6 Cyl
   

  Contact us at customerservice@dprracing.com to request cylinder head work.

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Saab - Stage III Extras:

- Microlon CL100 - Add to Engine,Trans,PS for newer 4-8 cyl
  $183.96+shipping   (Read more about "Microlon" Products)
- Fuel Injectors - Complete Service $24 each
  (before,after,pattern flow printout) (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Bore out throttle body and install larger plate by RC Injectors $150
  (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Lash Cam(s) $250
- Measure and record one combustion chamber volume $18
- Or balance all four volumes plus/minus 0.4cc $60
- Balance plus/minus 0.15cc $80
- Microlon Treatment - Valves,Rockers,Cam(s),Springs & Retainers
  $60 (Read about "Microlon" Parts Treatment)
- Ceramic coat combustion chambers 4 Cyl $180
- Ceramic coat valve faces $10/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust valve radius $12/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust ports With Chmbrs/$15 Each
- Ceramic coat inside/outside intake manifold Call for pricing!
- Oil dispersement coat under piston Call for pricing!
- Thermal dispersion coat head Call for pricing!
- Combustion chambers matched to the bore. Deshroud valve area.
  Shape and polish.Call for pricing!
- Exhaust manifold port match $60 - $100
- Measure and match volumes with valves installed after seat cut
  $300
- Custom combustion chamber modifications such as high swirl
  chambers, lower combustion chambers, stop chambers.
  Call for pricing!
- Mill deck surface $60
- Diamond intake port finish $60
- Lap deck surface $20
- Custom fit cam caps to head and camshafts WCP treatment
  (Visit "WCP" site)
- Polish camshaft journals $40/cam
- Align bore cam journals and caps $40/cam
- Machine oil groves in camshaft journals $40/cam
- Machine oil retention grove in cam cap $35/cam
- Flow testing $100.00 per hour (View "Flow Bench" Explanation)
- Port match intake manifold $60.00 - $100.00
- Valve guide replacement includes removal of valve guide, bore
  prep. Hone guide to fit valve stems.$75 Labor
- Polish one set (16) cam cap dowel pins and dowel receiving bore.
  Remove oxidation, rust and corrosion for proper fit,
  prevents seizing and improperly located caps. $50
- If utilizing heavy valve springs, hi rpm, fast cam ramp, we suggest
  WCP treatment to cam caps and/or oil channel modification.
  (Visit "WCP" site)

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Saab - Stage IV -
Competition Multi-Angle Valve Job, FULL Port & Polish Job and Combustion Chamber Mods
_______________________________________________________________________ Pre-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:
re-inspect cylinder head.
Disassemble for inspection and cleaning including:

- Failure analysis
- Check all surfaces for straightness
- Measure and record valve tip to base length
- Estimate including valve stem wear
- Remove carbon, clean heads, and valve train components
- Calculate valve guide to stem tolerance and wear
- Inspect deck surface finish for corrosion scratches, impact
  damage or warping/cracking
- Inspect studs. threaded holes for wear and clearance
- Inspect and test valve springs
- Inspect keepers and retainers
- Inspect heads and valve train for any signs of valve float
Debur
Lap, port faces and upper cap and gasket area
De-flashed inside out
Modify oil returns
Competition port and polish intake and exhaust
Gasket match or any intake/exhaust design fully port
Radius exhaust seats
De-shroud combustion chamber polish
CC Chamber and match all four volumes
Competition high flow multi angle valve job with preparatory angles
Back cut intake valves
Hand lap valves
Vacuum test
Set up proper seat pressure and clearances
Blue print with documentation
Final clean for assembly
Preassembly inspection
Final Assembly

  $1,450 (Labor only) 4 Cyl
        $2,175 (Labor only) 6 Cyl
   

  Contact us at customerservice@dprracing.com to request cylinder head work.

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Saab Stage - IV Extras:

- Microlon CL100 - Add to Engine,Trans,PS for newer 4-8 cyl
  $183.96+shipping   (Read more about "Microlon" Products)
- Fuel Injectors - Complete Service $24 each
  (before,after,pattern flow printout) (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Bore out throttle body and install larger plate by RC Injectors $150
  (Visit "RC Injectors" site)
- Microlon Treatment - Valves,Rockers,Cam(s),Springs & Retainers
  $60 (Read about "Microlon" Parts Treatment)
- Lash Cam(s) $250
- Ceramic coat combustion chambers 4 Cyl $180
- Ceramic coat valve faces $10/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust valve radius $12/Per valve
- Ceramic coat exhaust ports With Chmbrs/$15 Each
- Ceramic coat inside/outside intake manifold Call for pricing!
- Oil dispersement coat under piston Call for pricing!
- Thermal dispersion coat head Call for pricing!
- Combustion chambers matched to the bore. Deshroud valve area.
  Shape and polish. Call for pricing!
- Modify Combustion chamber "Quench Area" to direct and shape
  the explosion of combustion. $30/Cyl
- Exhaust manifold port match $60 - $100
- Measure and match volumes with valves installed after seat cut
  $300
- Custom combustion chamber modifications such as high swirl
  chambers, lower combustion chambers, stop chambers.
  Call for pricing!
- Mill deck surface $60
- Diamond intake port finish $60
- Lap deck surface $20
- Custom fit cam caps to head and camshafts WCP treatment
  (Visit "WCP" site)
- Polish camshaft journals $40/cam
- Align bore cam journals and caps $40/cam
- Machine oil groves in camshaft journals $40/cam
- Machine oil retention grove in cam cap $35/cam
- Flow testing $100.00 per hour (View "Flow Bench" Explanation)
- Port match intake manifold $60.00 - $100.00
- Enlarge manifold for oversized throttle body. $100 and UP!
  (May be included in manifold porting)
- Valve guide replacement includes removal of valve guide, bore
  prep. Hone guide to fit valve stems.$75 Labor
- Polish one set (16) cam cap dowel pins and dowel receiving bore.
  Remove oxidation, rust and corrosion for proper fit,
  prevents seizing and improperly located caps. $50
- If utilizing heavy valve springs, hi rpm, fast cam ramp, we suggest
  WCP treatment to cam caps and/or oil channel modification.
  (Visit "WCP" site)

Saab Custom cylinder heads can be supplied outright. Contact us for availability and details. Stage V,VI and VII custom modifications available for COMPETITION USE ONLY!!!


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