Removing Valves From a GM 4 cylinder head, which tool is best?
Trying to remove valves and springs from an 02 4cylinder motor from GM. Aluminum head, dual OHC, having trouble. It's not like a V6 or V8 where as the springs are exposed, these springs look encased. Need a specific spring compressor for this job.
Asked By: Pharm tech - 8/12/2007
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I own a shop, and know what you are talking about. What I would do is; take it to the local machine shop that does engine work, and they have a air compression type tool for removing the keepers. You can purchase one yourself, but they are expensive. Most tool supplies such as Matco, or one that comes around shops... More
Answered By: musiclicker - 8/12/2007
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Take it to the shop and let them rebuild the head--you don't have to buy a tool for a one time use...
Answered By: Gerald - 8/12/2007
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