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2G Valve stem seals install wet vs dry

elocneas

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Oct 11, 2012
Nashville, Tennessee
Cleaning up a head for assembly and just wanted to get some opinions on if people are installing their valve stem seals with oil, dry, or a special tool?
 

1990TSIAWDTALON

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Nov 14, 2013
Independence, Kansas
Special tool and dry is how we did my sons, while on the car. From the machine shop, they would be dry except the valve stems would be lubed up. A stem seal is suppose to wipe the oil from the stems as its purpose.
 
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