Originally Posted by LowGlide
the valve was tight in the head all the way through. It had alot of the valve guide gaulded to it. Is this a sign of overheating or over revving the motor?
Possibly oil but far more likely that the dealer failed to perform the proper reaming on the valve guides. There's a whole section on it in the manual for all of the Harleys. Stuck valves are rare in Harleys that are properly set up when assembled.