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Drippers on L36 (1/2)
 3/13/23 11:54am
my1stc3
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West Haven, CT - USA

Vette(s):
1968 Coupe L36


Joined: 5/3/2022
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Have a numbers matching 68 l36 with that noticed from previous photos it had M/T valve covers which I do not like but the PO  changed them out for chrome valve covers, during my check of the car found the were on wrong sides, I removed them to find no drippers so of course these are cheap replacements, my question is are the drippers needed to keep engine safe? Don’t mind buying correct ones

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Re: Drippers on L36 (2/2)
 3/13/23 6:37pm
73shark
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Overland Park, KS - USA

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1973 Orange Metallic Coupe (orig owner), L82, 4 spd (WR), PS, (A/C & PW (I installed from wrecked 73)), leather, AM/FM Stereo, ran with '65 FI unit earlier & will again some day.


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As you probably know, the drippers are to oil the rocker arm ball. I would say that it was probably a necessary thing to have on the valve cover.



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1973 L-82 4 spd

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