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Old 03-20-2012, 02:49 PM
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This might sound stupid but I have a 400 ci Pontiac v8 sitting here with aftermarket intake and valvle covers and im not figuring out where I add oil, the spot I assume is the cap looking things on the edelbrock valve covers but I tried to unscrew one and it just spins. Im lost, I know im going to get hammered in this thread for this but Aslong as I figure it out ill take it. Thanks.

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add'n oil

the breathers may need to be twisted a little as u pull up.. a rubber grommet is holdin it in..
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the breathers may need to be twisted a little as u pull up.. a rubber grommet is holdin it in..
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I agree with T bucket. Sounds like you only have breathers and not fill cap on valve covers.That makes things a little tough.
I saw an SBC that way. Had early covers and a later intake manifold on it. No where to add oil. The early intake (1968) for this car had the filler tube in the front of the intake manifold. I didnt see it untill the owner pointed it out.
Funny stuff.
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Thanks guys, that makes sence. Why would someone put 2 valve covers on that have breathers instead of 1 with a fill cap?
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"Push in" breather caps ARE "oil filler" caps... Just yuk it outta there and pour in the oil!

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"Push in" breather caps ARE "oil filler" caps... Just yuk it outta there and pour in the oil!

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Thanks guys, that makes sence. Why would someone put 2 valve covers on that have breathers instead of 1 with a fill cap?
don't know why u have 2 breathers... do u have a PCV ????
IF no u should put one on.. plugs in back of carb.
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