Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

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Stephen Dempsey
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Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

#1 Post by Stephen Dempsey » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:29 am

Ok, I’ve skinned my knuckles for the last time!

If your car has Euro heat exchangers like mine, you know that access for removing your valve covers is not very good. Has anyone in this situation come up with a technique that works?

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Re: Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

#2 Post by Thomas Sottile » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:21 am

Let your mechanic do it.

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#3 Post by Stephen Dempsey » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:38 pm

You’re kidding, right? I live in Lake Ozark, MO. I am my mechanic!!!!

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Re: Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

#4 Post by Norm Miller » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:12 am

Stephen,


I use a brake adjusting spoon down through the bale and prise against the cover.

Or, bend a large short screwdriver approx. 45°.


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Re: Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

#5 Post by neilbardsley » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:57 am

I use the claw of a hammer or something long and thin.

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Re: Euro Heat Exchangers & Valve Covers

#6 Post by Stephen Dempsey » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:59 pm

Norm & Neil - Thanks! I knew someone had to have a technique!

Steve

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