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Removing valve stem seals #1620961
26/05/2018 15:30
26/05/2018 15:30
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Birmingham
SimonN Offline OP
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Hi, does anyone have any hints on how to remove the valve seals - before I resort to wrecking them. There is not a lot of room. Pointy pliers from the top just rips the rubber. I can get screwdriver in from the side but can't get the leverage.
Thinking about just knocking a chisel through the metal band from the top if it's softish metal. Don't want to do too much damage though.
Any ideas welcome!

Re: Removing valve stem seals [Re: SimonN] #1620966
26/05/2018 16:11
26/05/2018 16:11
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Use a valve stem removal tool .. try Eurocatparts , Ebay , Amazon t

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B013KAR...w_1527354823843
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Last edited by Makkadiamond; 26/05/2018 16:15.
Re: Removing valve stem seals [Re: SimonN] #1620972
26/05/2018 18:34
26/05/2018 18:34
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SimonN Offline OP
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Thanks, Makkadiamond. Looks just the thing, and pretty reasonable.

Re: Removing valve stem seals [Re: SimonN] #1621229
01/06/2018 13:40
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If you twist the seal first, to break time's bond, it pulls out much more easily, even using needle nose pliers, though that tool certainly helps.

Re: Removing valve stem seals [Re: SimonN] #1621496
06/06/2018 21:36
06/06/2018 21:36
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SimonN Offline OP
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Got tool from internet.
Waggle, twist an pull..... Bizzarely, the seals on the inlet side were really stuck and took A LOT of waggle effort! I had to wreck the metal band on one. The exhaust side were much easier. I thought it might be the other way round.


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