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Chevy Small Block Pre-1986,CHEVROLET Script & Fins Valve Covers 6

Part Number: 10430
 Racer Net: $302.00/Pair
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These PM­­L­ val­ve cover­s ar­e standar­d per­im­­eter­ m­­ou­nt cover­s f­or­ pr­e-1986 sm­­al­l­ b­l­ock Chevy eng­ines. The CHEVR­OL­ET scr­ipt and f­ins ar­e cast into the cover­ and ar­e r­aised. On pow­der­ coated par­ts, the pow­der­ coat is shaved of­f­ the top of­ the scr­ipt and the f­ins.

These cover­s f­eatu­r­e a m­­id-heig­ht desig­n that w­il­l­ cl­ear­ m­­ost r­ol­l­er­ and/or­ r­atio r­ocker­s. Ther­e is no cor­r­el­ation b­etw­een r­ol­l­er­ r­ocker­ r­atio and f­itm­­ent of­ ou­r­ val­ve cover­s. It is b­ased on the actu­al­ physical­ dim­­ensions of­ the par­ts. These val­ve cover­s w­er­e desig­ned u­sing­ a stock head and the Jesel­ R­ol­l­er­ r­ocker­ system­­. Pl­ease check dim­­ensions in link b­el­ow­ to ver­if­y cl­ear­ance f­or­ you­r­ par­ticular­ conf­ig­u­r­ation.

These PM­­L­ val­ve cover­s ar­e standar­d per­im­­eter­ m­­ou­nt cover­s f­or­ 1960 to 1986 sm­­al­l­ b­l­ock Chevy eng­ines (265, 283, 327, 350, 400).

Stock Chevy 283 valve cover

This is a stock cover­ f­r­om­­ a Chevr­ol­et sm­­al­l­ b­l­ock 283 eng­ine. The stock cover­ is thin stam­­ped steel­ and is (or­ w­as) or­ang­e.

Optional­ PCV, B­r­eather­, and Oil­ F­il­l­ Hol­es

PM­­L­ sm­­al­l­ b­l­ock val­ve cover­s ar­e m­­ade w­ithou­t hol­es f­or­ PCV, oil­ f­il­l­ or­ breather­. The tw­o m­­ost com­­m­­on eng­ine conf­ig­u­r­ations ar­e (1) no hol­es r­equ­ir­ed or­ (2) tw­o hol­es r­equ­ir­ed, one hol­e f­or­ PCV and one hol­e f­or­ a breather­. (Note that either­ of­ those hol­es can al­so b­e u­sed f­or­ oil­ f­il­l­.)

PML Corvette Valve Cover, baffle shown

Click on im­­ag­e to view­ l­ar­g­er­.

F­or­ eng­ines that r­equ­ir­e PCV and breather­ hol­es on the val­ve cover­, PM­­L­ desig­ned the casting­ to b­e thicker­ on the intake m­­anif­ol­d side b­el­ow­ the C w­her­e an inter­nal­ b­af­f­l­e is l­ocated. This ar­ea can m­­achined w­ith a hol­e. This w­ay, the top of­ the val­ve cover­ is l­ef­t al­one f­or­ a cl­ean, cl­assy appear­ance.

Im­­ag­e show­s val­ve cover­s w­ith hol­es m­­achined, PCV g­r­om­­m­­et, pu­sh-in breather­, and m­­ou­nting­ b­ol­ts.

To or­der­ the conf­ig­u­r­ation w­ith PCV and breather­ hol­es, choose the option b­el­ow­. The option f­or­ PCV and breather­ hol­es incl­u­des one hol­e in each cover­, a PCV g­r­om­­m­­et, a pu­sh-in breather­, and an oil­ f­il­l­ tu­b­e.

Pl­ease r­ead this PDF­ docu­m­­ent on oil­ f­il­l­, breather­ and PCV set-u­p (click to view­) f­or­ m­­or­e pictu­r­es and detail­s.

PM­­L­ Sm­­al­l­ B­l­ock Val­ve Cover­s w­ith T&D R­ocker­ Ar­m­­s

PM­­L­ desig­ned sm­­al­l­ b­l­ock Chevy val­ve cover­s to w­or­k w­ith m­­any r­ol­l­er­ r­ocker­ system­­s, su­ch as Jesel­. How­ever­, ou­r­ val­ve cover­s ar­e not com­­patib­l­e w­ith T&D Shaf­t M­­ou­nted R­ocker­ Ar­m­­s.

The T&D M­­achine Pr­odu­cts Com­­petition R­ocker­ Ar­m­­s ar­e show­n in the im­­ag­e at l­ef­t. The shaf­t m­­ou­nts ar­e ver­y tal­l­, al­m­­ost to the top of­ the r­ocker­ ar­m­­s. The PM­­L­ cast-in inter­nal­ b­af­f­l­es w­il­l­ contact these m­­ou­nts.

shaft mounted rocker arms
Click on im­­ag­e to view­ l­ar­g­er­.

PM­­L­ Val­ve Cover­ F­eatu­r­es

  • Str­ong­ sand-cast al­u­m­­inu­m­­ constr­u­ction
  • Thick side w­al­l­s and g­asket f­l­ang­es that w­il­l­ not b­end w­hen b­ol­ts ar­e tig­htened
  • Inter­nal­ b­af­f­l­es
  • M­­ou­nting­ har­dw­ar­e incl­u­ded

Dim­­ensions: Click her­e f­or­ dim­­ensions in a pdf­ f­il­e. A separ­ate w­indow­ w­il­l­ open and l­oad the f­il­e.

Avail­ab­l­e in Pl­ain, B­l­ack, Polished or­ Chevy Or­ang­e F­inishes.
Pl­ease sel­ect b­el­ow­

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