A number of 1951 Buick Hydraulic Valve Lifters Special Tools have been developed for the removal, disassembly, cleaning, inspection and testing of Hydraulic Valve Lifters. These tools are available in kit form or individually through Kent-Moore Organization, Inc., General Motors Building, Detroit 2, Michigan.
Figure 7 illustrates all the tools in kit form and the tool numbers and description are listed below.
Tool – Description
No. J-4877 – Hydraulic Valve Lifter Tool Set
J-5092 – Plunger Remover
J-5093 – Cleaning Tank and Trays
J-5094 – Lifter Remover
J-5095 – Lifter Test Fixture
J-5096 – Valve Lifter Hook
J-5097 – Plunger Depressor
J-5098 – Magnifying Glass
J-5099 – Lifter Body Cleaning Brush
The application of these tools is described and illustrated in the following service procedures.