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slowram 09-25-2013 07:25 AM

valve spring compressor
 
Hey guys. I tried to email the member who makes the valve spring compressor that you can use with the heads on the car but he never responded. I was curious if anyone would let me borrow theirs or if I had to buy it. ... how much you would charge. Thanks in advance for the help.

Simple guy 09-26-2013 10:45 PM

To remove them I use an old deep socket and a hammer.. give it a whack just don't lose the keepers in the engine.

CdnoilRAM 09-26-2013 11:39 PM

Jegs, summit, etc sell one from Crane Cams for $168
http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/store...Cams%2099476-1

GTyankee 09-26-2013 11:48 PM

I remember reading some place, about a person taking out the spark plug & connecting up a fitting that was connected to a air compressor
they charged the cylinder with air pressure & used some common tools to do the job

i never saw anyone do it this way before

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LucpQbaGtN0

slowram 09-28-2013 09:57 PM

I really just need to borrow someone's. It seems crazy to me to spend 25 percent of the cam on a specialty tool for the install.

moparornocar72 09-28-2013 10:28 PM

Matco or snap on tool truch has them for $60 or less if I remember right

slowram 09-29-2013 03:37 PM

Would this one work on our engines?


http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item....re&dir=catalog

CdnoilRAM 09-29-2013 09:58 PM

As long as your springs don't have the spring guides on them it should work.

slowram 09-29-2013 10:02 PM

Ill be replacing the stockers with 6.1l exhaust springs.

CdnoilRAM 09-29-2013 10:19 PM

Should work then. Just make sure you get the shims for the 6.1L springs to get the correct install height.


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