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Old 05-09-2013, 07:31 PM   #1
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I've been wanting to put some after market valve covers on my 302 but noticed some sites say for carburetored engines. Does this mean they will not fit fuel injected?
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The upper intake on a fuel injected engine limits how tall the valve covers can be. Sometimes you have to add an intake spacer to clear a valve cover. Look at what others have done, and you will know what will clear. Otherwise they are identical.
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Takes some work but can get it to work if you really want the upgrade.
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Thanks for your responses.
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Clearance areas to consider are... TB bracket to new valve cover clearance, upper intake to new valve cover clearance, oil fill/ crankcase vacuum hose placement and hood to upper intake clearance because of the use of a spacer. To make mine fit I had to use a 1" and a 3/8" spacer to make the systemax upper not hit the cover, I plugged the new valve cover hole on the drivers side, I deleted the EGR and a it's spacer for TB bracket clearance and used a valve cover breather on the passenger side valve cover which is also my oil fill port.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:52 AM   #6
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personally id just get a set of the stock covers that are polished or just polish what you got..
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