Supertech 7mm Polyacrylic Intake Valve Stem Seal (Set of 12) Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech 7mm Polyacrylic Intake Valve Stem Seal (Set of 8) Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech 7mm Polyacrylic Intake Valve Stem Seal Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech 7mm Viton Exhaust Valve Stem Seal (Set of 8) Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech 7mm Viton Exhaust Valve Stem Seal Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech 8mm Polyacrylic Intake Valve Stem Seal Audi | BMW | Volkswagen 1984-2004
Supertech Single Valve Spring Kit Honda Civic R18 SOHC 2006-2015
Supertech Spring Seat Locator for SPR-M1007D Acura | Honda K20/K24A3 2001-2021
Supertech Stem Triple Groove Hardened 7 Degree Valve Lock (Set of 8) BMW 1987-1995
Supertech 0.8mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for SPR-TS1015 Lexus | Toyota 1G-FE 1987-2005
Supertech 0.8mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for SPR-TS1015 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2008
Supertech 1.5mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for SPR-TS1015 Subaru EJ20/EJ25 1998-2014
Supertech 1.7mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for Mitsubishi Beehive Spring
Supertech 1mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for SPR-TS1015 Subaru EJ20/EJ25 1998-2014
Supertech 2.4mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for Mitsubishi Dual Spring M1007D
Supertech 2.85mm Thick Spring Seat Locator for SPR-TS1015 Subaru EJ20/EJ25 1998-2014
Supertech 2.8mm Thick Beehive Spring Seat Locator for Honda K Series 2001-2021
Valve springs are one of the most critical and overlooked components in your engine. The proper selection of the valve spring begins with identifying the application and the choice of all valve train components to achieve the engine builders' objectives.
The spring is selected to complement the system and must be matched to the entire valve train for the engine to achieve its full potential. There's absolutely no point in installing a cam that will rev to 8000 rpm if you don't have the correct springs. Improper selection of the wrong spring valve is one of the most common causes of engine failure. Other common causes are incorrect installation and incorrect handling of valve springs.
There are many types of valve springs available, with two main types: single and dual. The single spring that supports the valve on its own the dual has a smaller spring inside the original. The other main difference between the valve springs is the amount of pressure applied to the cam and the valve. Choosing the right spring pressure valve is essential to ensure that the valve is retracted quickly enough and that you do not suffer from "valve float," and that you do not get stiff and cause high wear on the cam. Other parts associated with the valve are the holders and the retainers. Their job is to keep the spring of the valve securely attached to the valve.
The valve springs are mounted between the sockets. This support, commonly referred to as SPRING SEATS, is located at the end of the spring. The LOWER SPRING SEAT can be simply a recess in the top of the cylinder head or a steel washer that rests on the top of the cylinder head and is shaped to fit the spring coil's bottom. The UPPER SPRING SEAT, called the SPRING RETAINER, is a steel washer shaped to fit the top of the spring. The upper spring seat is attached to the top of the valve stem utilizing removable fasteners, commonly known as valve holders.
A spring valve is placed around the valve stem and held in place by a bracket. Its primary function is to control the entire valve train, ensuring that the proper amount of spring pressure is consistently applied to prevent the valve from bouncing.
Since the valve bounce can lead to the engine's complete failure, loss of power, and even rupture within the valve, these springs have a critical function.
Besides, a pressure valve spring also helps prevent the valve from floating or disconnecting between the love of the camshaft and the valve train that occurs when the engine's speed exceeds the spring of the valve.
The springs help protect the axle, the cylinder walls, the pistons, and the engine bearings, as they force the valves to close completely and secure the proper amount of compression.
They also help stop hydraulic lifters' problems, work against oil pressure in the internal piston, and prevent lifters from moving upwards.
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