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skrrepair 12-14-2012 06:27 PM

Custom Valve Cover help
hey guys, i made up some custom valve covers, well i bought the valve covers then putting my own aluminum decals made out of 1/8" aluminum, need help should i paint the SKR Black and Racing Red or should i leave it as is? i cant decide and need input lol the engine block is black but everything else is aluminum the skr and racing isnt secured so thats why its not straight valve covers.jpg

vinniekq2 12-14-2012 06:57 PM

I would deleet "racing" and use black letters.

Mark2268 12-20-2012 07:24 AM

Definately Black or cordinate with body ,or chasis color....They are awesome covers though. Are they available to the public?

Mark2268 12-20-2012 07:30 AM

Sorry I guess I should have read your original post completely . My question should be where did you buy the covers and would you be interested in cutting out letters for others.

skrrepair 12-20-2012 12:33 PM

PPC valve covers these ones are the R6145 i had a local company cut out the letters on his waterjet machine, he sponsored it and did it for free but he said it usually costs 50$ so its pretty expensive i just got the SKR powdercoated waiting on the racing to be done then ill post pics there getting painted :)

techinspector1 12-20-2012 12:51 PM


Originally Posted by skrrepair (Post 1625074)
he sponsored it and did it for free but he said it usually costs 50$ so its pretty expensive

All the more reason to highlight his business and help to generate some revenue for him. Do the right thing.....Kawasaki Green.....
Kawasaki 617 Lime Green - ColorRite

1971BB427 12-20-2012 02:38 PM

KMJ Performance sells a similar valve cover I am using on my 327, and they're really nice quality for a very cheap price. And yes, they are a baffled inlet too! I like them because the mounting holes are sleeved so they use a long allen head screw, and not cut out around the mounting screw. $59, with free shipping too!
Polished Sbc Chevy Fabricated Aluminum Valve Covers - KMJ Performance

skrrepair 01-17-2013 09:49 PM

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well here is 1 of the valve covers with my pcv valve in and the words on but not glued down yet, still can move them around thats why they are not straight let me know what you guys think

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