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Subject: [Fot] Valve Spring Compression Length
From: Scott Cypher <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 22:59:48 -0400
Can someone walk me through how to test a valve spring?  I have the  
spring tester you put in a vice as well as the kind you use with a  
torque wrench.  In either case, I need to know the compression length  
(I think) of the spring in order to determine the spring rating, and  
I don't.....


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Reading, PA

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