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Best way to remove valve seals?


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#1 1-3-2-4

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 02:45 PM

I have some heads I got 2 weeks ago and now just started pulling the valves out but I see one seal was not seated and I'm having a hard time trying to get it to come off the valve guide.



#2 grossgary

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 11:09 PM

never seen that - you mean if you pull with needle nose pliers it won't come off?  yank it without scratching the sealing surface the seal slides onto.



#3 Crazyeights

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 12:09 AM

I pried mine off with a forked end door panel tool.


Edited by Crazyeights, 15 July 2013 - 12:10 AM.


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Posted 20 July 2013 - 12:53 AM

never seen that - you mean if you pull with needle nose pliers it won't come off?  yank it without scratching the sealing surface the seal slides onto.

I ended up doing this, it was pretty easy but it was better after I soaked the heads.



#5 ShawnW

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 11:48 AM

Best way?   This tool.  http://www.jbtoolsal...CFcNcMgodwzUAxQ






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