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techtalk:ref:svcproc16 [2019/02/23 02:38]
hippysmack [Mechanical]
techtalk:ref:svcproc16 [2020/04/25 19:03] (current)
hippysmack [Assembly]
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 ===== Assembly ===== ===== Assembly =====
 +There is a small amount of pressure on the hydraulic lifter plunger holding the top retainer clip in place on a dry lifter. \\
 +It can be pushed down with your finger to install the clip. \\
 +But with a lifter half or more full of oil, it's harder to work the plunger with your fingers as the pressure behind the plunger is greater. \\
 +In fact, it's nearly impossible to assemble a lifter completely full of oil. \\
 +If you install the lifter into a holder, that frees up both hands and gives better leverage on the plunger. \\
 +The holder below is fabbed from a steel sheet and a welded bushing to hold the lifter. \\
 +A 2x4 block of wood with a 1" hole drilled into it can also be used to hold the lifter. \\
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 +Below is a fabbed steel holder. \\
 +The block is used to press the plunger down. A spare pushrod or screwdriver can also be used to depress the plunger.
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 +{{:​techtalk:​ref:​tools:​lifter_holding_tool_2_by_ngot8r.jpg?​direct&​300|}} ((photo by NGOT8R of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=2076454&​page=4)) ​
  
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