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Old 09-25-2013, 07:25 AM
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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.
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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.
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Jegs, summit, etc sell one from Crane Cams for $168
http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/store...Cams%2099476-1
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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

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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.
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Matco or snap on tool truch has them for $60 or less if I remember right
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Would this one work on our engines?


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As long as your springs don't have the spring guides on them it should work.
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Ill be replacing the stockers with 6.1l exhaust springs.
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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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