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Old 10-17-2019, 07:48 PM   #27
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Default Re: 8BA compression issues

Originally Posted by mrlaser View Post
Would using the earlier style valve springs contribute to a loss of compression? In the Ford manual the later springs have 7-10 pounds more closing force than those used on the non rotating valves.

the rotating valves used a keeper that required shorter springs than the non-rotating valve. A pre-EAB engine would use the longer spring with a non- rotator keeper.
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