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Old 12-10-2009, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by tnsmith10
i tried that with poor results. i ended up having to unbolt my headers and compress the cylinders. i also used full pressure, if i hadnt, due to the keepers being "locked" on, if i had used any less, i wouldve lost a valve. as it was, even with full pressure, some of the keepers didnt want to let go and took some effort to release.
i believe the reason it ( the rope trick) didnt work for me is because of the heads im running. the chambers arent open to the whole cylinder and when i tried to bring the piston up, the rope would get pushed up to the head before it could make contact with the valves.

Did you remove the rockers before you tried turning it over?
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