You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!
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.
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.
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware
corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford
Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor