Patent Number: 7,765,664

Title: Cylinder valve spring compressor

Abstract: A valve spring compressor apparatus and method for compressing cylinder valve springs for the removal and installation of their locks or keepers and for replacement of valve stem seals or broken springs on an internal combustion engine, while the cylinder head is mounted on the engine or supported on a work bench. A compressor tool adjustably mounted on a support assembly temporarily secured over the cylinder head has a pivoting hand lever and spring biased push rod which, when manually depressed, moves a compressing member at the bottom of the push rod downward to engage and depress the valve spring and its retainer to gain access and removal of the lock or keeper though openings in the compressor tool.

Inventors: Duarte; Romeo Antonio (Richmond, TX)


International Classification: B23P 19/04 (20060101); B23P 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018