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Comp Cams Steel Retainers 7° Lock Angle
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Comp Cams Steel Retainers 7° Lock Angle

Part #: 743-16
List Price: $115.90
Our Price: $57.95
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Comp Cams Steel Retainers for Chevy, Small Block Ford, Olds and Pontiac V8's. 7° Lock Angle.

New valve springs with larger diameters require new retainers to handle the higher pressures developed by the springs. COMP Cams steel retainers are the solution. Comps steel retainers are precision machined from 4140 chromemoly and finished in black oxide. These precision retainers are specifically designed for positive location when combined with COMP Cams high-quality valve springs. For superior strength and ultimate stability Comp offers their 10° retainers and 10° valve locks.


Lock Angle

Valve Stem Size

Valve Spring Diameter






1.437" - 1.500" 




Brand COMP Cams
Inside Diameter of Inner Spring (in) 0.690 in.
Lock Style 7 degree
Locks Included No
Notes Will work with single or dual springs.
Number of Springs Per Valve Dual
Outside Diameter of Middle Spring (in) 1.060 in.
Outside Diameter of Outer Spring (in) 1.500 in.
Part Type Valve Spring Retainers
Product Line COMP Cams Steel Valve Spring Retainers
Quantity Sold as a set of 16.
Retainer Material Steel
Retainer Style Standard
Valve Spring Style Standard
Valve Stem Diameter 11/32 in.