Valve Covers

Lockman

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I was given some ~ 4.5 in. high Offenhauser valve covers. What would be the Pro's & Con's of swapping out my OEM covers for these . The Oil fill / Breather would be under the Maf Hose & I 'd have to move the sensors / switch's & mounts forward. After that, I think They're Very Cool. :cool:
 

Lockman

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Just getting some shop time to install these kids ! Whats the best gasket and / or Sealant , that I should use ? I only want to do this once, for awhile anyway. :whistle:
Thanks for the advice,
Richie-----Lockman
 

Lockman

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Guess what...............The bolt holes on these aluminum offiy's are ~ 1/4" off, Port to Starboard ! :rolleyes: I 've reamed them to work & thinking of using Black high heat RTV & Cork. Any thoughts are appreciated.
Richie-------Lockman
 

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Cork and just about any kind of glue to stick them to the valve covers.

Set them on the counter to dry with a weight on them. Snug the bolts down a little, let them sit over night and snug them again.

After a day or two snug them one last time and the cork will be married to the rough cast surface of the heads.
 
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