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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 11, 06:47 PM Thread Starter
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Question valve cover leak

I have center bolt valve covers on my 383 with afr aluminum heads and cant seem to keep these from leaking---anyone have a soloution????
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 11, 10:00 PM
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Re: valve cover leak

1st make sure a good breather-pcv valve --the guides for the bolts in the valve cover are bottoming out and not letting gasket to make full contact
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old May 1st, 11, 02:53 PM Thread Starter
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Re: valve cover leak

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1st make sure a good breather-pcv valve --the guides for the bolts in the valve cover are bottoming out and not letting gasket to make full contact
So your thinking the guides are bottoming out and not letting the gaskets seal--like the guides are to long?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old May 3rd, 11, 09:37 AM
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Re: valve cover leak

What kind of gaskets are u using? Cork Gaskets and sealant....we never have problems.

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