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Valve Spring Compressor

Valve Spring Compressor Tool

Valve Spring CompressorSpecialty tool for compressing the valve springs in a cylinder head.

How to use Valve Spring Compressor:

Valve Spring Compressor ToolsType A: Compressor fork pushes on retainer as the holding pin keeps the valve in position. Meant for use on heads which are removed from the block.

Type B: Compressor installs onto the spring and retainer assembly and is tightened to compress spring. Can be used with heads installed on motor.
Valve spring compressor as seen in Basic Engine Building:

Valve Spring Compressor tool used on SB Chevy cylinder headThis type with the hand lever is much more stable. They do require a great deal of hand strength, especially with new valve springs installed.
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