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Lifters?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Tks89Blaz, Apr 29, 2006.

  1. Tks89Blaz

    Tks89Blaz Newbie

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    Hey everyone, Im new to the site and have a quick question. I am building the top end of my engine (Cam, intake, head job, throttle body) and i was wondering if anyone has any advice on how to get lifters out i have been struggling with this and just want to know if anyone has any tips?
    Thanks Tony
     
  2. 1979jimmy350

    1979jimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    a scribe works well to get them out most of the way if they are really stuck a pair of plyers will do the job
     
  3. 1985_K5_Silverado

    1985_K5_Silverado 1/2 ton status

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    R77K10 Banned

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    ive had to use vise grips before, and even then struggled like hell to get them out

    they can be a real big PITA sometimes



    big time,

    do what ya gotta to get them out

    dont be easy on them
     
  5. Tks89Blaz

    Tks89Blaz Newbie

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    Thanks

    Thanks for the advice I basically was doing those things. I have had to use a vise grips they are really a PITA and thanks again for your input i appreicate it.
     
  6. unclematty

    unclematty 1/2 ton status

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    I made a special attachment for my slide hammer, just a hook welded to a nut that threads onto the end of the slide hammer. no more problems they always come right out!
     

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