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Old 04-15-2005, 10:30 PM
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Re; Finally Found The Best Valve Covers, 2piece Sbc


Those of you that know me and have even helped me on my search-know i have been looking for over 2 years to find the ultimate 2 piece valve covers. well i am happy, even elated to let you know that after a long and exhusting--search-were i allmost gave up several times and settled for what others have, well, we finally found the most amazing, most funcinal and most beautifull 2 piece valve covers we believe have ever been made anywere at any time by anyone. So we posted a few pics for you to see and help the others that have also been looking over the years.

Their designed and made by a talented nice guy down in flordia who had a vision for them and carried it out-you can see more on them and how their made and what else you might want to know about them below and if you think the pics here look cool you should see these beauties in person. this is my pair ready for install with my stealth ram for my show can contact the creater Donnie Anderson at a very big special thanks to George at 1bad80 for as allways finding us something for our project no one else can.And also a big thanks to all the help with finding us vale covers this past year.....
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Old 04-16-2005, 08:58 AM
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WOW!!! Those are beautiful. By far the coolest valve covers I have ever seen. Great find!

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Old 04-16-2005, 10:17 AM
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i think it was 2 yrs. ago this summer i went to a cruise in here in cols.oh. and i came across what i thought were the best covers i have ever seen.they were on a big block chevy and they were like 2 piece in that they connected diagonally.on the inside top of the cover is where the meeting line was and it rotated down so you could open it by rotating it down diagonally and adjust your valves and close it back up.they were made by proform but when i went to their site i didn,t see them.i took the liberty of calling them and they said that they had not made them for the sbc and had quit making them for the big block but were going to start making them again for big and small blocks.this would have been this past fall when they told me to watch for their new site.i just checked and they still don't have their new 2005 cataloge.i did however send them an email to see if they know what i am talking about and maybe we'll have access to them soon.these had no screws or bolts to remove.if i am not mistaken they had 2 heavy rubber was quick and easy which is what you want.also they were colored not crome.
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Old 04-16-2005, 11:40 AM
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i see clearance problems. man, they look awesome!

those proform ones sound cool too. convience is nice. keep us/me updated, and maybe post a pic when you put them on your ride.
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Old 04-16-2005, 04:32 PM
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I have seen those on a rod before, thought they looked really cool. What did they cost?

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Old 04-16-2005, 04:44 PM
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Awesome looking covers, aren't those "Larson" or "Larssen" covers.....?
Look awesome!
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Old 04-16-2005, 08:50 PM
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As far as valve covers go, several years ago I welded on some latches, the kind you'll find holding down the top cover on a tool box, and fastened these to the head and valve cover. It made covers so quick to remove for between round lash settings. Not to mention the you never over tightened a cover and squished a gasket. Made gasket's last longer too. I shoulda bought a patent.
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johnsong that is a darn good idea. I have ofter thought about doing something like that to help save gaskets and make taking my covers off easier. Not that I take mine off rear as much as you must when racing but just for the heck of it lol. If you could get them chrome palted or black and get rid of holes on the valve covers it would make for a sleek look.

I really do like those valve covers. The way they come out at the top seems like it would be perfectly fitted for a big blower engine like they have on the site. Sure will will look really good on your engine take a picture and let us take a look! Do bad they are so expensive at $750 I won't be getting any lol. Then again it is a good thing because you can be darn sure you won't see many people with them!

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