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Old 03-13-2014, 10:21 PM
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Unidentified gm valve covers!!

Looking for anyone who may know something about these valve covers i bought. I bought srveral sets from a guy i work with, i have identified all except these. He said they where 58 vette fuel injected valve covers. Punch that into ye ole google and i am bombarted with 9 and 7 fins... These are 5 finned with staggered bolt patten. Anyone seen or heard of something of the sort? I know they are gm due to the bolt patterns. I will try to post a pic if possible any info would be very much appreciated!

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staggered bolt pattern is just the old style 265/283s
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My understanding is that the staggered bolt pattern was used from 55-57...not 58

Some pics would help

I googled this......the covers they show have Corvette cast right into them, do yours?

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might be g.m. aftermarket (AKA) over the counter parts dept catalog part..
photo would to wonders on helping..
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No corvette scripts casted into the covers. Nor is their a part # anywhere. It is cast aluminum tho. N i will try to post pictures today. I know those will help a lot
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These are the ones, I took a coupe different pictures to help identify. If i need to get any more up let me know. The black is painted. It appears at one time a emblem went in the center possible chevy/ vette emblem. Unsure if the black was done from the factory, I do know the black on it now was done by someone recently.
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That side view sure looks Cal Custom to me
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These are the ones, I took a coupe different pictures to help identify. If i need to get any more up let me know. The black is painted. It appears at one time a emblem went in the center possible chevy/ vette emblem. Unsure if the black was done from the factory, I do know the black on it now was done by someone recently.
a little light would help. lol
but poncho's most likely right..
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These Weiand covers also have 5 ribs.....

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Poncho they look almost identical to the weiand one celp they are missing the emblem. Could be a cal custom look alike? I appreciate the help and sorry it took so long on the pictures i had to get on the computer rather then my phone to post.
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I've owned a bunch of early 'Vettes. I'm pretty sure the staggered holes were 1959 and older.
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