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    Valve Spring Compressor

    Here is a homemade tool I made to compress the valve springs on my volvo b230 engine:Valve Spring Compressor-sdscf0630.jpg
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    You can read more about it here: French Fry Cattaneo: Volvo 940 Homemade Valve Spring Compressor

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    Thanks TacoSalad! Neat solution to a common problem. When you get a minute, why not hop over to the Introduce Yourself subforum and say hello?

    I've added your Valve Spring Compressor to our Valve Spring Compressors category, as well as to your builder page: TacoSalad's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    I like the design of this. It's a bit different from what I usually see.

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    Hi TacoSalad,

    A different approach from the usual; very creative! Your Valve Spring Compressor is the 'Tool of the Week'!

    You'll be receiving one of our official HomemadeTools.net T-shirts:

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    Just let me have (via PM) your details (size, color choice, and mailing address) and we'll get things processed directly.

    Congrats!

    Ken

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    Hello and welcome to the forums, TacoSalad. Interesting design you've got there compared to the rigid ones I've seen here.


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