How to Check a Valve Spring?

Answer Inspecting the valve springs on your car is necessary for a complete cylinder head overhaul. Bad or worn out springs will wear valve stems and guides rapidly. If the springs have compressed after y... Read More »

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How to Fix a Broken Valve Spring?

Broken valve springs can usually be fixed without removing the cylinder head from the engine. Compressed air is used to hold the valve in place while the valve spring is replaced. The tools needed ... Read More »

How to Use a Valve Spring Micrometer?

Valve springs force open valves to close while the camshaft rotates in an automobile engine. Valve springs are critical to the performance of the engine. Incorrectly installed valve springs can red... Read More »

Valve Spring Specifications?

When building an engine, or replacing worn valve train components, some of the most often overlooked yet critical items are the valve springs. Valve springs play a vital role in how well an engine ... Read More »