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Old 08-17-2019, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default Replacement Valve Covers for 292

I notice jobbers offer "sizes" when looking up 292 chrome valve covers. they reference 3 in and 4 in Chrome Valve Covers. do these sizers refer to the length of the studs from the edge/ledge of the head where the cover rests to the top of the threads? Some suppliers just list one part number. My exisiting valve covers are about 3.5 in tall. Thanks in advance
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Old 08-18-2019, 06:03 AM   #2
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I would think they offer differing heights, the taller being for a modified valve-train.

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Available in various sizes, heights, and finishes, Spectre offers a wide variety of high performance valve covers designed to easily replace your stock covers. Designed for Ford 292-312 engines, this valve cover features chrome-plated steel construction and a smooth design.
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:37 AM   #3
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Default Re: Replacement Valve Covers for 292

probably the taller ones are to clear roller rocker arm setups
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Old 08-18-2019, 09:52 AM   #4
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Default Re: Replacement Valve Covers for 292

The oem valve cover studs are available in 2 different lengths. The cast aluminum valve covers are taller than the stamped sheet metal ones.
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:48 PM   #5
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Default Re: Replacement Valve Covers for 292

If you have a problem with too shorts studs for the valve covers, you can make your own will All Thread
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