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5/2/12 7:43pm - Reply: 'Re: center-bolt valve cover issue'
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BILOXI, MS - USA

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1969 rag top

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dave do the covers come with the bolts-- how much you want for the covers and can you e-mail pic to  annicorvette@hotmail.com

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5/2/12 8:36pm - Reply: 'Re: center-bolt valve cover issue'
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Dave -- some pics of the engine i want to put the covers on are at

 
and before you ask yes that is my homemade teststand the engine is on at the present time.


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5/2/12 9:22pm - Reply: 'Re: center-bolt valve cover issue'
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Flanders, NJ - USA

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1982 Black, ZZ4, Hooker Side Pipes, 3.55 Rear, Rebuilt & upgraded 700R4, All new suspension, brakes, & new Charcoal interior.

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I'll try to get pictures of them tomorrow after work.
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5/2/12 9:25pm - Reply: 'Re: center-bolt valve cover issue'
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Vancouver, WA - USA

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1976 Silver/Firethorn. L48, 4spd. Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: 224/224@0.050, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.

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They'd also be available at most any wrecking yard, I'd guess.  '96 and later trucks (subs and tahoes, pickups, etc.) with a Vortec 350.  And lots of cars and trucks ('87 and later) had center-bolts, too.  

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5/4/12 2:30am - Reply: 'Re: center-bolt valve cover issue'
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1976 Silver/Firethorn. L48, 4spd. Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: 224/224@0.050, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.

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VikingVette:  the Ace plan worked.  $10 bought me (8) 1/4-20 x 3 1/2 stainless bolts and washers. They're just regular hex head, not Allens, but I think they still look pretty good.  (they did have allen cap screws, but they didn't have the half inch sizes and they cost 3 times as much). 

Middle bolt is original, other two are the new ones:



Pic also demonstrates the use of Calyx exhaust manifold dressing.  I'm pretty impressed with that stuff so far, but my camera flash highlighted some areas I missed!  


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1976 Silver/Firethorn.  L48, 4spd.  Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: 224/224@0.050, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.
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