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Refitting valve collets (TS)


Anyone got any tips on refitting valve collets on a TS engine? They is fiddly little bassas!

I was 'practising' last night, and it took be about 10 minutes to do one valve, using a combination of long-nose pliers and partially-magnetised screwdrivers

There must be an easier way.....?


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Re: Refitting valve collets (TS)

Sticky rubber grease and a pick.
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Originally Posted by UKSPF View Post
Sticky rubber grease and a pick.
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Small flat blade and a tiny dab of grease on the back of the collet does the job.
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Originally Posted by SLM3CFC View Post
Small flat blade and a tiny dab of grease on the back of the collet does the job.
That's what I use, a small terminal screwdriver and graphite grease for me.
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Same here, nice magnetic tipped flat screwdriver and a small dab of grease. First one will take you abit, but you soon get into the swing of things after a couple!
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