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    The Nitrous Outlet Junkie


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    Default Leaky valve covers

    I know a lot of people advise to stay away from different valve covers but what is a good gasket 4 ceiling cylinder head valve covers I got those Fel-Pro blue rubber ones that are reusable and mine started leaking at the back passenger side. Thankfully I caught it leaving the racetrack before any catastrophic damage happened

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    Quote Originally Posted by zooguy View Post
    I know a lot of people advise to stay away from different valve covers but what is a good gasket 4 ceiling cylinder head valve covers I got those Fel-Pro blue rubber ones that are reusable and mine started leaking at the back passenger side. Thankfully I caught it leaving the racetrack before any catastrophic damage happened

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    Are your valve covers stock?

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    Nope I was thinking about getting some cork valve cover gaskets

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    I've had valve covers similar to that and the felpro gaskets worked fine. I have Canton's now and no luck with those gaskets

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    I used uncut cork sheets with my Canton's and made my own gaskets. The sheets were Felpro part no. 3007.
    Quote Originally Posted by zooguy View Post
    Nope I was thinking about getting some cork valve cover gaskets

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    I run the blue rubber ones with my cantons and no issues.



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    Quote Originally Posted by popo8 View Post
    I run the blue rubber ones with my cantons and no issues.



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    I stretched the shit out of my blue ones to get them around the inner tabs and had to silicone the corners in place because they rolled over. I'm glad yours worked out... mine was a terrible experience!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cathead View Post
    I stretched the shit out of my blue ones to get them around the inner tabs and had to silicone the corners in place because they rolled over. I'm glad yours worked out... mine was a terrible experience!

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    Quote Originally Posted by popo8 View Post
    Cantons are hardly ever level surfaced, had a body shop friend of mine massage the mating surface perfectly flat to make it happen.

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    Exactly...mine weren't straight at all

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    I used cork on mine and had no issues.

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