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Hi gang - I wanted to solicit some ideas about what kind of non-stock valve covers you may be using.

I've had the "Cobra Powered by Ford" ones for years. I don't think the wrinkle paint holds up well with the high underhood temps these cars generate. I sandblasted mine and painted them with Eastwood's wrinkle paint and they came out excellent.

But ... I had a hairline crack on one flange that broke big time when I bolted them back on. I may try to have them welded, but I'm not keen on the cast aluminum anymore. I like some color to offset the other stuff - I have an HPC type coating on my Edlebrock intake - so I'm thinking of switching to the Edelbrock finned valve covers without the script.

Not important ... just looking for ideas.

Thanks!
 

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I loved the Moroso ones I had on my 351C.
Plain chrome with Moroso on them in raised lettering.
They were huge. Made my little 351 look like a big block. :cool:
 

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Valve covers

Alpha Cat wears Micky Thomson ( M/T ) black crinkle finned aluminum valve covers (if you remember these you gotta be old! ;) ). If'n the paint were to go bad, I have resprayed them in the past with normal black wrinkle paint. Never had a problem with it holding up though.

Beta Cat wears the factory covers. Y'know -- stealth mode! That entire motor looks all stock and factory, but has been subtley tweaked.
 
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