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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 07, 05:10 PM Thread Starter
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Valve cover leak?

I just got my new GM crate engine running. The valve covers are leaking like crazy. I use the chrome covers that were on the old engine. Anyone have a solution? I used Felpro gaskets and Edelbrock Gasgacinch sealer on the cover side only.
I also need a solution for my cooling fan. It is a Flex-a-lite fan. The problem is the belt keeps squealing no matter how tight I have the alternator.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 07, 06:31 PM
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Re: Valve cover leak?

FelPro PermaDry Plus Valve Cover Gaskets VS12869T

These will RESOLVE your leak issue. $28 at rockauto.com, be sure to use 5% discount code.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Feb 25th, 07, 06:34 PM
 
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Re: Valve cover leak?

find out if your wp pulley is correct...too small, and it will squeel like hell...
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