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Old 08-03-2019, 04:46 PM
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Do you typically reuse the existing bolts/screws (not sure which they technically are I guess) from the old valve covers?
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Old 08-03-2019, 06:01 PM
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The SDS covers come with new hardware.
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Old 08-03-2019, 08:57 PM
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I've recently installed these valve covers (and the induction tube flanges) on my IO-320. Beautifully machined and finished parts, and installation couldn't have been easier.

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Old 08-03-2019, 11:24 PM
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Duh ... I could have looked at the photos a little closer I guess
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Old 08-04-2019, 06:29 AM
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Thanks for posting the photo Chris. Glad you like them. Look great on there.

As Mike said, we supply with SS Allen head bolts and AN washers.
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Old 10-14-2019, 12:37 AM
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Here are some pictures of my SDS Aero Billet Valve Covers. I emailed Ross the stars and bars emblem and they laser etched them. Easy and great communication and support. These are on new Superior Millennium steel cylinder assemblies.

These things have a slightly larger flange width than OEM valve covers so I had to trim the aluminum baffles around the footprint of the new covers so they would mate against the cylinder head sealing surface.





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Old 10-14-2019, 06:43 AM
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Look good on there. Thanks for posting the photos Jim.
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Old 01-29-2020, 04:30 PM
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We just finished having 2 sets of valve covers anodized and laser etched for two customers yesterday.



Got lots on hand for PV engines, some more AV ones machining next week (finally).

Can anodize in clear, gold, red, black and Navy blue.
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Old 01-30-2020, 07:36 AM
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Default one piece angle valve cover

Ross when will the one piece girdle type angle valve be available?
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Old 01-30-2020, 08:09 AM
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No plans for anything like this. Our AV covers sell about 1/10th as much as PV covers so it would be a money losing proposition for us to design and prototype these.

Sky Dynamics already makes these anyway.
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