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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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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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