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Old 09-14-2012, 06:22 AM
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Originally Posted by SlickGT1 View Post
You guys know you can replace the stem seals without taring the entire engine to pieces. You use compressed air to hold the valve up, so that it doesn't fall into the cylinder. Work from the top, and you can replace the stem seals fairly easy.

You will need a cylinder compression tester type of tool though to pump air into the cylinder.
Out of interest how do you compress the valve springs to remove the collets? Took a bit of doing with the heads off and using a valve spring compressor when I did mine.
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