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Old 05-15-2002, 09:28 AM
BigMikeT57 BigMikeT57 is offline
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Valve spring compressor

You need a compressor that will work around the cam.
The simple screw type needs direct access to the top of the
Definately change the valve seals and the oil supply elbows on top of the cam bearing caps. Mine were brittle and broke when I
gently pried them off, leaving pieces of plastic in the holes which
are a pain in the A** to fish out.
I'm just finishing up my 420. Read and re-read all the posts.
Pay attention to not letting the chain jump time.


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