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    big block valve cover gasket

    I've got a set of fusion coated factory GM aluminum valve covers that use a rubber o-ring for a gasket and having trouble keeping them from leaking, reg gaskets don't apear to fit and the gaskets from GM are $52 per side which I think is whacked. anybody else using these and happen to have a felpro # ?? been trying to get it thru a auto parts store and felpro's website, thanks Rob

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    Hey Rob,

    I cant help you with that one, but I feel your pain.... Although I have different covers, they leak all the time. There seems to be no fix that works. Damn annoying...

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    Make sure the bolts are not too long they may be bottoming out.

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    Ok, did find the application, 99 3/4 suburban/truck w/7.4 felpro has them, $20 for a pair vs the $52 ea from gm...I really like the look of the covers and want to keep them..see if i can keep them from leaking...thanks for the help !!! Rob

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    is it the same as a 500efi valve cover oring
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    Overtightening them just makes it worse. Warps the covers.

    I've seen contact cement used with decent results between the head and oring. Not in the oring groove.

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    yep ! those are the ones, valve covers really thick around the rails, be tuff to bow these before breaking the 1/4 bolts I would think...Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by ezstriper View Post
    yep ! those are the ones, valve covers really thick around the rails, be tuff to bow these before breaking the 1/4 bolts I would think...Rob
    I tighten mine down pretty tightDo ya need a set?PM me


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