Valve Spring Replacement

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Page created by T May 13th 2011:

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Valve Spring Compressor for removing Valve Springs with the Head on the Engine and the Engine in the Car. Photo by Mark Berner. Click to Enlargen.

Valve Spring Replacement:

See Valve Stem Seal Replacement 

Labelled Valve Parts. Photo by HQSS. Click to Enlargen.
    
Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Bolts are 3/8" UNC. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.

 
Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.
Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.
 
Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.

Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.

A Pen Cap with an inside Diameter of 9mm is handy for pushing the Stem Seal into its Groove on the Valve Stem. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.
 
Comp Cams 5462 LS Engine Valve Spring Compressor. This Bolts in where the Rocker Saddles live and compresses both Valve Springs at the same time. Photo by T. Click to Enlargen.
 
The Valve Spring on an Exhaust Valve is being compressed. The Retainer is called a Rotator. Note the Valve next to it has a different type of Retainer (one that doesn't rotate is used for Inlet Valves). Photo by Mark Berner. Click to Enlargen.
 
   
   

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See Valve Stem Seal Replacement

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Mark Berner's Shed

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