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Old 11-15-2005, 12:49 AM   #1
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Is there a way to swap valve springs with out an air compressor to hold the valves up? I assume you need a real compressor, not just a little tire inflator one.
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Move that cylinder to top dead center.
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I thought you had to do that anyway. The valves will still contact the piston won't they? Or is this not a problem?
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Well don't slam them around or anything, should be alright, maybe feed some rope into the spark plug hole as a cushion.
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I've heard of people stuffing rags and stuff into the cylinders to keep the valve from falling (not that I recommend it)
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