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post #8 of (permalink) Old Nov 8th, 18, 1:05 PM
BillK
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Re: Valve Retainers and locks

I just put together a set of Comp retainers and locks and they definitely sit further down in the retainer. But that really doesn't mean anything.. That's also why I said in my original reply that its impossible to tell from your picture Probably not a bad idea to pull one off and see how it fits the retainer / valve.

One other thing I noticed in your picture but it is really the wrong angle to tell for sure . . . . how far down in the polylock is the set screw ? Cant see it in the picture which tells me it is pretty far down and might not be allowing much thread engagement on the stud. You might need longer studs.

Bill Koustenis
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Waldorf Md


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