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i was looking in to the valve cover extenders from RJC. for as much as they are i'm debating on just gettnig new covers for another $40 or so. but is this true?


"The problem with the aftermarket valve covers out there is once they have made them taller to clear the roller rockers you can't install them in the car. they won't fit between the A/C and the top of the rockers. They also do not have the gasket retention grooves so you have to juggle the gasket underneith them. They are a huge Pain in the A$$ to install and work with."


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pretty much so
 

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damn well i guess the extentions are the way to go. thanks steve :)
 

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ummm I have used both .. both can be a PITA :yup: I just like the "stock" look :cool:
 

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firebird_1252 said:
Damn well i guess the extentions are the way to go. thanks steve :)
What's the difference?
The top of the valve cover will still sit higher.
 

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i just liked the way they look. actualy i'll prolly still get them because i dont have a extra set of covers for the motor when i put it away (the one thats coming out)
 

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I have the Kenne Bell tall valve covers and have never had a problem with the passenger side clearence being an issue. :dunno:

I use adhesive on the gasket to keep it in place on the valve cover before installing them and nothing on the gasket to head surface. :yup:
 

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firebird_1252 said:
i just liked the way they look. actualy i'll prolly still get them because i dont have a extra set of covers for the motor when i put it away (the one thats coming out)
I can save you over 50%
I got a new set from the ATR auction $35 shipped.
Just need longer bolts and gaskets.
...You should really look in the parts for sale section you can save alot of money. :wink:
 

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The Radius Kid said:
What's the difference?
The top of the valve cover will still sit higher.
The difference is that you can roll the cover over and the bottom lip will clear..then you pull the spacer if you want to.
 

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steve, what do the ATR's look like?
 

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clean?? :confused:
 

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TA Performance is advertising a new cover that is supposed to clear roller rockers and still fit under the AC. They look pretty good.

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ohh :sw:
 
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