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Old 02-22-2004, 10:02 PM   #1
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Thumbs up New Valve cover Install!

I did the install on Saturday and it wasn't anything challenging other then getting at the bolt for the valve cover which is behind the support bracket.
Replaced the gasket and used some Gasket Grease and it has made quite a difference in softening the valve tick that is present with the M20 engines. When I took the old gasket off, there wasn't anygrease used for proper sealing so I am glad I changed it anyway.
Here ya go:

Before and After......
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Old 02-22-2004, 10:03 PM   #2
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And the new one installed........
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Old 02-22-2004, 10:05 PM   #3
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Old 02-22-2004, 10:06 PM   #4
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OR you could just paint ur old one!
Well, mine is black anyways, so w/e...
Looks great tho. where did u pick it up?
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Old 02-22-2004, 10:07 PM   #5
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Ebay for 10$ US, I don't have time to paint it, so this worked out fine.
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Old 02-23-2004, 01:14 AM   #6
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Hey, wanna sell your old one for $10? as long as there is nothin wrong with it.

This way i can take my time and paint it, instead of hurrying to paint mine inorder to put it back on the car.
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Old 02-23-2004, 01:40 PM   #7
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Re: New Valve cover Install!

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I did the install on Saturday and it wasn't anything challenging other then getting at the bolt for the valve cover which is behind the support bracket.
Replaced the gasket and used some Gasket Grease and it has made quite a difference in softening the valve tick that is present with the M20 engines. When I took the old gasket off, there wasn't anygrease used for proper sealing so I am glad I changed it anyway.
Here ya go:

Before and After......
Jay
Looks good man!
but how did it quiet out the valve ticking? I took mine off, repainted it, and reinstalled it with a new gasket, and sealant, and it made no diff sound wise....
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Old 02-29-2004, 04:10 PM   #8
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Thant looks great! Here is mine, i cant wait to put it on the car!
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