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Offline Jurjen

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #225 on: October 20, 2011, 04:57:53 PM »
Google it and then try the link, works perfect.
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #226 on: February 20, 2012, 08:46:22 PM »
Got a question, where do I get a replacement "710 cap" for this valve cover? The current one pops out when I hit the slightest bump.

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #227 on: February 20, 2012, 08:51:56 PM »
Try Napa for an '80s cap. IIRC part number 703-1330
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #228 on: February 20, 2012, 08:56:44 PM »
Try Napa for an '80s cap. IIRC part number 703-1330

That number doesn't come up on their site for anything at all. Will try the store tomorrow
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #229 on: February 20, 2012, 09:35:03 PM »
703-1300 then (fat fingers)
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #230 on: February 21, 2012, 05:18:26 PM »
703-1300 then (fat fingers)

That looks like the one, thanks!
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #231 on: February 21, 2012, 11:09:39 PM »
The original style will not work on most aftermarket valve covers.  I had to buy a generic replacement (1-1/4"?) and trim it down a little.  Its a pretty tight fit but it doesn't leak around the cap anymore.
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #232 on: February 22, 2012, 12:02:41 AM »
I was wondering about this cause I got to do my valve cover install still. Guess I need to purchase a new cap.

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #233 on: February 23, 2012, 09:07:59 PM »
I was wondering about this cause I got to do my valve cover install still. Guess I need to purchase a new cap.

The cap that comes with the kit should work fine. The one I posted about is worn out. On my Eagle I'm running the same valve cover and cap and it doesn't leak whatsoever.
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #234 on: February 23, 2012, 09:14:44 PM »
 oh...literally haven't really looked at what all came with the kit...if it comes with the cap that would be awesome.

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #235 on: March 03, 2012, 08:59:46 PM »
I've got an '81 SX/4 with a steel valve cover with the two studs through the middle of it. Did the head remain the same when they switched to the plastic covers? If I get this kit http://www.performanceoffroadcenter.com/oscommerce/product_info.php?products_id=4259 will the holes on the cover line up with adequate material on the head to drill and tap? I know it was mentioned they used a few different patterns, but the description for this part says 81-86....thanks everyone!

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #236 on: March 04, 2012, 10:15:08 AM »
Better recheck that cover with a magnet. Look at the passenger's side of the valve cover shape to tell which matches.
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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #237 on: March 04, 2012, 10:59:32 AM »
ya i thought they were plastic too. Unless his motor isn't original.

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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #238 on: March 04, 2012, 11:22:16 AM »
I had a chrome plated valve cover for an 84. so anything is possible



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Re: After Market Valve Covers
« Reply #239 on: March 04, 2012, 11:36:45 AM »
I say one chrome plated plastic on a YJ
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