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Old 03-14-2006, 08:21 PM
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PVC install. Any ideas?

Hello.
I got a set of 100+ dollar Edelbrock signiture valve covers and they dont have any holes for the PVC or oil fill in them.
Id like to put a PVC hole in the passenger side one twords the back to vent the crankcase and use to put oil in when it needs it.
One thing I hate on a car is to see oil and crap comming outta the area of a PVC vent.
Is there a better way besides cutting a small hole, putting a rubber gromet in and pushing some gawdy thing into it and running a hose to the carb?
I dont mind it if it dont leak and looks decent. But whats my choices? Hg

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Do you have an oil fill tube?
If so you can mount a oil breather on the end of it instead of a cap.
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Old 03-15-2006, 12:41 AM
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What type of engine and intake manifold are you running?
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Old 04-12-2006, 09:53 AM
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you can drill a hole in a flat spot with a unibit to either the size of a 1/2" or 3/4" electrical knock out with a greenlee knock out set. that is what i did. one of those sizes, might even be for a 1" (nominal size only, hole is actually bigger) hole, but the grommet fits perfectly and the cutters go thru the aluminum like butter.
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Old 04-12-2006, 11:18 AM
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electricians sizes 1/2 KO = 7/8 hole and a 3/4 KO = 1 1/8 hole I(KO = Knock Out Punch) or you could use a electrics hole saw size, or buy or borrow a 7/8 a 1 1/8 hole saw.


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some cars use a threaded style pcv valve, you could pick one up and use a nut on the inside to hold it and seal it to prevent leaks etc
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Old 04-12-2006, 12:12 PM
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Some engines have oil fill tubes, but I know you're here alot and smart enough to know to use that to fill the crankcase with oil so you won't need to punch a hole in your valve covers... I know AMC used them in their 360s, (and knowing that AMCs use the same basic architecture for the 304-360-390-401) the others likely did too.

But I dunno what you have in it now; I've heard you swapped a Chevrolet in it instead of the hemi or were thinking about it a couple months ago.
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