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Re: Smoke Machine / insect repellant (83 5kT)

In message <> Charles L Depenning writes:

> Thanks Phil (and everyone else who replied), that's right with my Bentley.
> I guess what I really wanted to know was what the situation is when one
> gets the cam and valve springs out of the way.  Why do you need a special
> tool to extract the valve stem seals?  Are they in a deep recess, or could
> I use something like a needlenose pliers to get at 'em?  I've just never
> been in that neighborhood before and I don't know what to expect.

I use a pair of "stork" pliers - they're a bit longer and stronger than
typical needlenose jobs.  Make sure you get all of each one out -
they're complicated little things with little coiled springs running
round them.  It can be a struggle, though - reckon on ten minutes for
the first one, five for the second, and ninety for the last.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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