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Intake Valve Cleaner
Intake Valve Cleaner - CRC GDI IVD Intake Valve Cleaner (11 oz. Aerosol Can)  
 
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Note: Delivers concentrated advanced Cozol technology directly to the backs of intake valves. Dissolves baked-on carbon deposits, improves MPG, increases power and reduces rough idle. Effective for use on gasoline direct injection and port fuel injection engines. Easy to use - spray past the air mass sensor through the air intake.
Alert: This part contains hazardous or explosive materials and cannot be shipped (local pickup only).

CRC Industries
Brand Rating
$15.00

Valve Springs

Valve springs are used to provide constant tension on the valves. Without them, the valves would make contact with the tops of the pistons and cause damage. It's a good idea to have your old valve springs checked by your machine shop to make sure that they have the correct spring tension. If they do not meet the correct specifications, you should replace them with new ones.

Valve Keeper for 7 mm Valve Stems
Valve Spring Compressors
Valve Spring Compressor Protective Cover - Cylinder Head Saver  
 
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Note: Black Delrin protective cover that clips onto valve spring compressor tools. Provides protection against contact with cylinder head and sharp edges of the spring compressor. Fits most spring compressor types.

AGA
Brand Rating
$39.50

With this latest evolution to our Universal Valve Spring Tool we have added the ability to actuate the compression tube even in tight confined locations like under the cowl where the lever cannot be moved or may not even fit. By adding the ability to separate the lever from the compression tube anywhere along the bar you can compress the springs that are confined by brake boosters, AC housings or other factors by locating the lever along the bar where there is open space.

  • Access to valves in areas that are not in open areas with engine in vehicle
  • Valve springs can be depressed "remotely", depressor bar and compression tube are separate
  • Complete universal kit with multi adjustable points
  • No need to remove engine due to confined areas saving time
  • No other valve spring compressor is as universal and adjustable
  • Depressor tube slides easily to each valve location without changing settings
  • All components store neatly in a blow molded box

Valve Adjustment Tools

Valve Adjustment Screws

Valve adjustment screws are used to set the clearance height between the end of the rocker arm and the valve.
Valve Adjusting Eccentric

Valve Adjusting Nut

Rocker Arms and Shafts

Rocker arms transfer the energy from the camshafts and/or pushrods, to the valves. One end is moved by the camshaft and/or pushrod, while the other side moves the valve stem - physically moving the valve up and down.
Rocker Arms
The rocker arm is used to actuate the opening of either the intake or exhaust valve. It is essentially a pivot operated by either the camshaft lobe or a pushrod.
Rocker Arm

Rocker Arm  
 
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  (12 per car, sold individually)

Genuine BMW
Brand Rating
$54.25


Valve Adjusting Bolt
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