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289 valve spring pressure?

does anyone know the installed height and pressue for valve springs on a 65 289 head casting number c5ae? i'm trying to rebuild these heads and cant find the specs anywhere.

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Re: 289 valve spring pressure?

1963 - 66½

Installed height 1.78"
Installed load 71 -79 lbs
Min installed load 65 lbs
Open 1.39"
Open load 160 -178 lbs
Min open load 145 lbs
Free length 2.09
Solid height 1.3"
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