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Author Topic: 1987 Aluminum valve cover  (Read 1419 times)

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Offline lonestar1947

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1987 Aluminum valve cover
« on: October 26, 2017, 09:36:10 AM »
I found a factory amc eagle 1987 Aluminum valve cover, will this fit (replace) the plastic valve cover on my other 1981 Eagle?  Or do I need to buy a new replacement aluminum cover?  thanks.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2017, 02:59:45 PM by lonestar1947 »

Offline mudkicker715

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Re: 1987 Aluminum valve cover
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 04:24:18 PM »
An 87 valve cover will not work on an 81. You need one for a 81 to 86.

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Offline lonestar1947

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Re: 1987 Aluminum valve cover
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2017, 06:22:29 PM »
Really?  What did they change?  I thought I had an easy fix!  Do you think I should get a new plastic one (cheap on eBay) and hope for the best? 

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Re: 1987 Aluminum valve cover
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2017, 11:33:40 PM »
check out the PML cover at, a little pricey, (made in America), but the best out there, good luck, gz

Offline JONAS78028

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Re: 1987 Aluminum valve cover
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2017, 10:52:54 AM »
I just recently installed a PML valve cover on my 83 Eagle.    Here is a link to that thread with some info and pictures...
« Last Edit: October 27, 2017, 11:11:29 AM by JONAS78028 »
1983 Eagle Wagon 6 cylinder/Automatic 4x4


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