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Old 09-16-2020, 11:59 PM
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Which valve spring compressor are you guys using?

I tried this one, but itís too small, too flimsy and the lever is too short. I need something stronger with a better leverage for double springs in my big block heads.



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I have this one and has worked flawless for me. My current springs are 250/700lbs. Doesn't flex at all.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pro-66764
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I made one out of a big c-clamp,takes off springs w/ 350lbs on the seat and 1100lbs when compressed.
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I have a green one made by Goodsen. Wonderful tool
https://goodson.com/collections/valv...ing-compressor
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I've been using this style, works well and you can use it with the heads on the engine.


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These things look tough, thatís what I need. Thanks guys, I know what to order now
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Another very high quality tool (more costly)

LSM Racing Products - Valve Spring Compressors
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Originally Posted by underpsi68 View Post
Another very high quality tool (more costly)

LSM Racing Products - Valve Spring Compressors
Convincing concept, looks like you can operate it with one hand and no need to fix the head in an upright position. Nice!
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Pneumatic valve spring compressors are nice if you have enough work to justify the cost. Assembly/disassembly time is much quicker and easier.

MTI Valve Spring Compressor
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Originally Posted by underpsi68 View Post
I have this one and has worked flawless for me. My current springs are 250/700lbs. Doesn't flex at all.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/pro-66764
This is the one I own & use. Did all of our drag racing engines, boat engines. Works perfectly.
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