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The right tools can make any job easier. Whether you are working in the shop, in the pits or on a new engine, Speedway Motors has the tools you need to get the job done quickly and done right.

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  • Head Stud Remover and Tap Alignment
    Head Stud Remover and Tap Alignment
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    Allows removal of stock press-in studs and aligns the tap (7/16"-14) to simplify the installation of screw in rocker studs.

    For S/B Chevy V8 engines.

  • Valve Spring Tester
    $195.99
    Valve Spring Tester
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                Black anodized aluminum. Most convenient Valve Spring Tester on the market. Set spring height once and test as many springs as you want, with little effort. Handles up to 600 lb. springs.
            
  • Aluminum Freeze Plugs with Return
    Aluminum Freeze Plugs with Return
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                These are a set of four aluminum plugs that would replace freeze plugs on a S/B Chevy.  They have 1/2" NPT female pipe threads in the center of each one. 
            
  • Dorman 550-017 Concave Expansion Freeze Plugs, 1.250 Inch Steel
    Dorman 550-017 Concave Expansion Freeze Plugs, 1.250 Inch Steel
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                Complete freeze plug kits available in steel for GM OE#: 1489745.                               
    • 1.250" steel Concave Expansion Plugs
    • Box of 10
    • Direct cross to GM OE#: 1489745
  • Piston Ring Squaring Tool, 4.000 to 4.230 Bores
    Piston Ring Squaring Tool, 4.000 to 4.230 Bores
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    For checking piston ring end gap. One tool covers 4.000" thru 4.230".  Anodized aluminum. Designed to fit inside head studs.

    Ring Style Chart

  • Jesel and T&D Valve Spring Tool
    Jesel and T&D Valve Spring Tool
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                For use with standard Jesel rockers. Allows you to remove LH or RH valve springs. 
            
  • Replacement Diamond Cut Disc for Ring Filer
    Replacement Diamond Cut Disc for Ring Filer
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                Replacement diamond cut grinding disc for ring filer. The disc measures 2-1/4" across and has a 1/4" pilot hole.
            
  • Pushrod Length Checker, 8.5-9.8 Inches
    Pushrod Length Checker, 8.5-9.8 Inches
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    You always need to find the correct length for your push rods when you build an engine. Having the wrong length changes the geometry of the valve train and decreases horsepower while increasing wear.

    • Adjustable to fit several engines
    • Enables you to arrive at correct pushrod length and correct valve train geometry
    • Minimum length is 8.5" and maximum length is 9.8"
    • Includes two per package (check both intake and exhaust)
    • 5/16" diameter
  • Speedway Dial Indicator
    $19.99
    Product Rating: 4.00 Stars
    Speedway Dial Indicator
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                2-3/8" diameter face, measures in .001" increments. Probe has 1" stroke. Includes bracket on the back.
            
  • Small Block Chevy Deluxe Oil Pump Primer
    Small Block Chevy Deluxe Oil Pump Primer
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    Strong and Durable S/B Chevy oil pump primer. Features a special bushing to allow the lifters to be lubed.

  • Valvetrain Organizer Tray
    $35.99
    Product Rating: 4.60 Stars
    Valvetrain Organizer Tray
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                This tray allows you to keep your valve train components organized and mated during assembly or disassembly. Lightweight plastic tray features individual compartments that allow you to store rocker arms, pushrods, valve springs and most other valve train items. 
    23-1/4" x 12-3/8" x 1-5/8"
  • Manley 42132 Small Block Chevy Pushrod Length Checker, 7/16 Stud
    Manley 42132 Small Block Chevy Pushrod Length Checker, 7/16 Stud
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    For Small Block Chevy. Just slip it over a 7/16" rocker arm stud to instantly tell how much longer or shorter the push rods need to be.

    • Long valves, milled heads, cut blocks, small base circle camshafts all move rocker geometry far from optimum
    • Correct length pushrods keep rockers centered on the valve tip and reduce stem and guide wear
    • Checker tells the engine builder instantly what length pushrod is required
  • Speedway Dual Gauge Leakdown Tester
    Speedway Dual Gauge Leakdown Tester
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    This dual gauge is ideal to check leak down and set barrel valves on fuel injection systems without running the engine. Detects ring seat failure, bent valves, cracked heads, and leaking gaskets. Works best with 100+ psi air source.

    Includes a 21" quick-disconnect hose to connect from the gauge to the spark plug hole. The threads on the the spark plug end are 14mm with an O-ring seal.

    913-81121 Instructions (PDF)

  • Precision Piston Ring Filer
    $39.99
    Product Rating: 4.60 Stars
    Precision Piston Ring Filer
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    Set ring end gap with this exclusive filer. Features carbide grinding wheel and cuts chrome plated stainless steel quickly and accurately. Can be mounted to any work bench.

  • Intercomp 100450 Digital Valve Spring Tester
    Intercomp 100450 Digital Valve Spring Tester
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    Ideal for checking valve spring on an assembled motor. Easily detects broken or fatigued springs.

    0-500 lbs in 5 lb increments.

  • LSM Racing Products SC-100 Valve Spring Compressor
    LSM Racing Products SC-100 Valve Spring Compressor
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                This is the best tool we have seen for removing valve spring with your head installed, it makes it a one man job. This tool works with S/B Chevy with Jesel, T&D and Buick heads as well as Dodge W-8 with Jesel, FE Ford - Jesel only, Chrysler Indy 440-1 head with Jesel, and the Barton Hemi exhaust only with slight modification.
            
  • Moroso 62250 Mopar V8 Oil Pump Primer
    Moroso 62250 Mopar V8 Oil Pump Primer
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    Use with an electric drill to prime engine before starting. Remove the distributor and insert this primer to engage the end of the oil pump drive.

  • Moroso 62210 Ford 289, 302, 390, 428 V8 Oil Pump Primer
    Moroso 62210 Ford 289, 302, 390, 428 V8 Oil Pump Primer
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    Use with an electric drill to prime engine before starting. Remove the distributor and insert this primer to engage the end of the oil pump drive. Pump drive end of the primer fits 1/4" hex male end of the oil pump drive. 9" total length.

  • Pushrod Length Checker, 6.125-7.5 Inches
    Pushrod Length Checker, 6.125-7.5 Inches
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    You always need to find the correct length for your pushrods when you build an engine. Having the wrong length changes the geometry of the valve train and decreases horsepower while increasing wear.

    • Adjustable design fits several engines
    • Enables you to arrive at correct push rod length and correct valve train geometry
    • Minimum length is 6.125" and maximum length is 7.5"
    • Includes two per package (checks both intake and exhaust)
    • 5/16" diameter
  • Universal Cam Bearing Driver
    $202.99
    Universal Cam Bearing Driver
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                This cam bearing driver set is just like your engine shop uses. The expanding plugs can install most any bushing from 1-1/4" to 2.69" i.d. and comes in a carrying case. 
            
  • Spread Port Chevy Engine Seal Up Kit
    Spread Port Chevy Engine Seal Up Kit
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                Engine seal up kit features aluminum plates designed to block off all openings in small block Chevy long block. Great for engine storage.
            
  • Speedway Economy CC Checker
    $24.99
    Speedway Economy CC Checker
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    Inexpensive tool measures cylinder head combustion chamber size. With 100 CC burette, acrylic sealing plate.

    913-81105 Instructions (pdf)

  • Melling MCAT-62 Chevy 5/8 Inch Oil Pump Pick-up Installation Tool
    Melling MCAT-62 Chevy 5/8 Inch Oil Pump Pick-up Installation Tool
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                Trying to drive an oil pump pick-up tube into a Chevy oil pump can be a frustrating job. This nifty tool made by Melling makes the job easy!
            
  • Speedway Portable Magnetic Crack Detector
    Speedway Portable Magnetic Crack Detector
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    This portable magnetic crack detector goes anywhere to inspect your head or block for cracks. The special magnetic metallic powder moves right to the damage and lets you define cracks that are not visible to the naked eye. Inspects head or block for cracks.

    Plug into any 110 volt AC outlet and simply push the on/off switch down - the button stays down so your hands are free. 

  • Magneto Timing Test Box
    $64.99
    Product Rating: 5.00 Stars
    Magneto Timing Test Box
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                Magneto ignition timer used for setting point system prior to starting. Works with mags. 
            
  • Moroso 25000 Small Block Chevy Oil Gallery Screen Kit
    Moroso 25000 Small Block Chevy Oil Gallery Screen Kit
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    Includes 8 plugs that redirect oil to the front and rear return galleries. Returns oil to sump area.

    • Inexpensive engine insurance
    • Traps metal fragments or loose components resulting from valvetrain failure before reaching vital engine parts
    • Stainless steel mesh screens are fitted over holes in lifter gallery with supplied epoxy
  • Speedway Chevy V8 Oil Pump Primer
    Speedway Chevy V8 Oil Pump Primer
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    Use with an electric drill to prime engine before starting. Remove the distributor and insert this primer to engage the end of the oil pump drive.

  • Valve Lash Rocker Arm Adjusting Wrench, 7/16 Inch with 1/8 Inch T-Wrench
    Valve Lash Rocker Arm Adjusting Wrench, 7/16 Inch with 1/8 Inch T-Wrench
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    These valve lash adjusting wrenches make adjustment very easy, cutting the adjusting time in half. Simply position the adjusting handle wrench over the rocker arm lockdown, and drop the appropriate T-handle down through the hole in the wrench--with one hand doing the job of two.

    Two part steel tool makes it easy to accurately adjust your rockers.  Comes with one T-handle wrench.

    Valve Lash Adjusting Wrench, 7/16 Inch with 1/8 Inch T-Wrench

  • Top Dead Center Indicator
    $5.99
    Product Rating: 3.33 Stars
    Top Dead Center Indicator
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                Positive stop to locate top dead center. A must for cam checking with heads on. For 14 mm thread. 
            
  • Moroso 62220 Ford 351W, 351C, 400, 429, 460 V8 Oil Pump Primer
    Moroso 62220 Ford 351W, 351C, 400, 429, 460 V8 Oil Pump Primer
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    Use with an electric drill to prime engine before starting. Remove the distributor and insert this primer to engage the end of the oil pump drive. Pump drive end of the primer fits 5/16" hex male end of the oil pump drive.

  • Heavy Duty Connecting Rod Separator Tool
    Heavy Duty Connecting Rod Separator Tool
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                If you have a set of new rods or have just had your rods reconditioned, you need one of these. It can be almost impossible to get the rod cap off a rod without a tool like this. Fits in your bench vise. 
            
  • Aeroquip FBM3632 Push On Fitting Tool for AN4, AN6, AN8
    Aeroquip FBM3632 Push On Fitting Tool for AN4, AN6, AN8
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    It's a pain to push that blue hose onto a fitting! With this tool you don't need a vise or any other tools. Simply lube the inside of the hose, clamp the hose and give the lever a pull!

    For AN 4, 6, 8 straight push-on fittings only.

  • Cam Dial Indicator & Stand
    $64.99
    Product Rating: 5.00 Stars
    Cam Dial Indicator & Stand
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                This tool simply screws into either a 7/16" or 1/2" head bolt hole and allows you to check cam specs. The 1" travel dial indicator reads in .001" increments and mounts to an adjustable stand.  
            
  • Valve Lash Rocker Adjusting Wrench, 5/8 Inch w/ 3/16 and 7/32 In. T-Wrenches
    Valve Lash Rocker Adjusting Wrench, 5/8 Inch w/ 3/16 and 7/32 In. T-Wrenches
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    These valve lash adjusting wrenches make adjustment very easy, cutting the adjusting time in half. Simply position the adjusting handle wrench over the rocker arm lockdown, and drop the appropriate T-handle down through the hole in the wrench--with one hand doing the job of two.

    Two part steel tool makes it easy to accurately adjust your rockers.  Each tool comes with two T-handle wrenches.

    Valve Lash Rocker Adjusting Wrench, 5/8 Inch w/ 3/16 and 7/32 In. T-Wrenches

  • Rod Bolt Length Checker
    $79.99
    Rod Bolt Length Checker
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                The correct way to install rod bolts is to measure their stretch with this easy-to-use tool.
            
  • Speedway Valve Spring Height Checker, Short 1.600 Inch-2.100 Inch
    Speedway Valve Spring Height Checker, Short 1.600 Inch-2.100 Inch
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                Precise measuring device for checking  the installed height of valve springs. Sets up just like a valve spring and reads like a simple micrometer. Far more accurate than snap gauge and dial calipers. Comes in two different height ranges. Base has 1.230 O.D.
            
  • Chevy Camshaft Install Tool
    $24.99
    Chevy Camshaft Install Tool
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                It's not too bad putting a Chevy cam in about 3/4 of the way. That's when you get shaky and start nicking the cam bearings. This tool bolts on the end of the cam and gives you the control to do the job right. Works great for taking the cam out too. This product is for non-roller camshafts.
            
  • Moroso 22000 Small Block Chevy Oil Restrictors
    Moroso 22000 Small Block Chevy Oil Restrictors
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    Must drill and tap oil galleries under cam bearing. Sold as a kit. Oil Restrictor Kit. Small Block and Big Block Chevy engines, .060" orifice diameter. Oil delivery holes at rear cam bearing must be tapped to install. Includes 2 per kit.

    • Reduces oil flow to upper engine assembly, leaving more oil available for the rod and main bearings
    • Reduces power-robbing windage by reducing the volume of oil passing by the rotating assembly on its return to the pan
    • Do not use with hydraulic lifters

    545-22000 Instructions (PDF)

  • Piston Ring Compressor
    $9.99
    Piston Ring Compressor
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                Low friction wrinkle band fits 3" to 5" pistons.
            
  • Speedway Valve Spring Height Checker, Short 1.400 Inch-1.800 Inch
    Speedway Valve Spring Height Checker, Short 1.400 Inch-1.800 Inch
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                Precise measuring device for checking  the installed height of valve springs. Sets up just like a valve spring and reads like a simple micrometer. Far more accurate than snap gauge and dial calipers. Comes in two different height ranges. Base has 1.230 O.D.
            
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