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This is a discussion on valve spring tool? within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Was wondering what everyone is using to compress there valve springs. I was going to use the one that kinda ...

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    valve spring tool?

    Was wondering what everyone is using to compress there valve springs. I was going to use the one that kinda looks like a crowbar but heard it can break bolts off in the head. What's everyone's thoughts. Thanks.

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    I bought mine from Speed Inc., also got the air compressor adapter, worked great, no problem.
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    Google "Speed Inc valve spring compressor"

    That's Crane Cams old tool design and works absolutely flawlessly. I would never even attempt changing valve springs without it.
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