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Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: mopardude318] #2700454
09/24/19 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by mopardude318
Originally Posted by pittsburghracer
Found a picture but on this site it will probably be sideways


wow. what headers are those?



A good buddy of mine made them for me. The car was built originally for a small block engine and ran great but all my go fast parts are for big blocks. Between the extra bars, stock firewall and stock frame rail heads-up rules it made for a TIGHT fit.




[Linked Image]Untitled by John Cadamore, on Flickr



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1970 Duster
Edelbrock headed 408
6.143@110.85 mph
9.73@135.05 mph shifting at 6700 RPM
422 Indy headed small block
5.982@112.56 mph
9.42@138.27

Livin and lovin life one day at a time




Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: pittsburghracer] #2700469
09/24/19 12:50 PM
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I ran the same covers you have on your car on the cuda for 8 years with studs and zero issues. We used a 12 point nut and other than some minor clearancing for the nut had NO ISSUES. Had a set of Billet Fab ones as well and no issues other than the price. I inquired about the billet stuff but never got anything, even though I tried. We also have used 440 source ones, the blank undrilled ones and the original cast as Pittsburgh is showing and the later indy style ones. The Indy style ones require some clearancing around distributor as did the source ones.

Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: boatracer572] #2702092
09/29/19 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by boatracer572
Don, LA360...…. is the guy who I was talking about who has billet B1 covers


I have not had the time or the inclination to make any more sets. My day job and family life leaves me with very little in the way of spare time.

If I was to ever make any more, I'll put the word out on here


Alan Jones
Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: LA360] #2702152
09/30/19 12:49 AM
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Originally Posted by LA360
Originally Posted by boatracer572
Don, LA360...…. is the guy who I was talking about who has billet B1 covers


I have not had the time or the inclination to make any more sets. My day job and family life leaves me with very little in the way of spare time.

If I was to ever make any more, I'll put the word out on here


Thanks Alan...

And thanks to everyone that replied in this thread..

Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: Jeepmon] #2702153
09/30/19 01:05 AM
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didnt jegs or summit have b-1 valve covers for sale,cant remember which one,does anyone has the part number for those

Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: 69b1dart] #2702155
09/30/19 04:04 AM
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I don't know if it will get you anywhere, but Harshman Auto does billet valve covers for Brett Miller. With a bit of interest, they might look at doing some B1 covers.
Billet covers are a bit of a pain in the butt for me, as they take so long to machine.


Alan Jones
Re: Valve cover recommendations [Re: LA360] #2703290
10/02/19 11:17 PM
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I am very happy with these I bought from Mancini. No leaks and they have a nice baffle under the hole as I run a PCV valve setup and its never sucked any oil at all and the PCV works great with them. Ron


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