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Old 10-04-2010, 12:39 PM   #1
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PICS: Heavily Modified LS2’s look to Billet Custom Products.

These are two amazing Sportscars that have been outfitted with our valve covers and “Spider” coil brackets.
That makes these All Billet Covers a perfect call.

Our “short” billet covers fit this need; they are short and require no coil relocation.
This is most important when there is no extra space in the engine compartment to relocate the coil packs.

Steve’s 2005 LS2, GTO is loaded with NOS, and he wanted to polish off the engine compartment with a final touch.
He also painted his stock coil packs red.
This car is a monster a head turner.

Steve installed this himself; it took him about 2 hours.
It bolted right on. Good luck with your GTO Steve.





Next is Angle’s remarkable / unique 2002 LS2 Supercharged Firehawk.
He is finishing the engine compartment with our valve covers.
On F-Bodies we now see that some obstacles had to be overcome.
Lack of space in and around the engine compartment and shorter stock wire harnesses seemed the differences.
So, although these valve covers were not designed to fit or advertised to fit F-Bodies, they can and will in fact work with some extra effort and some TLC.

Angel installed these himself, and was pleased with the results.
Remarkable look Angel, and good job on the installation!








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Old 11-15-2010, 08:31 PM   #2
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High Quality covers...........
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:45 PM   #3
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:54 PM   #4
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Love them! Going to have to get one of the next build customers to go for a set!
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:48 PM   #5
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Ok all you gear heads, stupid question for you guys. When did bar stock take on the name of "billet" just to charge more for the product ?
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Old 11-15-2010, 10:55 PM   #6
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LOL! Go back to Boyd Coddington, & Foose.

ANY part milled/machined from a solid piece of stock is "Billet". The industry adopted this years ago so it is the standard now. It is an accurate description though. And I'm not aware of it being used to "inflate" a price. Quite a bit goes into making somehing out of billet, and the same reason a sheetmetal intake is not called billet, but is very pricey in comparison to "Cast".

Now extruded tube welded to flat stock cannot be referred to as Billet.
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Old 11-15-2010, 11:09 PM   #7
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Old 11-15-2010, 11:24 PM   #8
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LOL! Go back to Boyd Coddington, & Foose.

ANY part milled/machined from a solid piece of stock is "Billet". The industry adopted this years ago so it is the standard now. It is an accurate description though. And I'm not aware of it being used to "inflate" a price. Quite a bit goes into making somehing out of billet, and the same reason a sheetmetal intake is not called billet, but is very pricey in comparison to "Cast".

Now extruded tube welded to flat stock cannot be referred to as Billet.
I worked as a tool maker for 25 years ... I've seen machining go from NC machines to CNC machines. During that time everything was made from "Bar Stock" ... Even to this day the same material is still being used. When you order material you order "Bar Stock" and not "Billet" IMO the term is being used to market the product with a fancier name, kinda like "Pewter" It's all cool, companies have to do what they need to in order to keep up with competition ...
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When pertaining to metalworking, billet: a comparatively narrow, generally square, bar of steel, esp. one rolled or forged from an ingot; a narrow bloom.
All billet is barstock, not all barstock is billet. At least in it's formal definition. How it is used now might not be correct, but it is a proper descriptive term for metal working stock. Chances are, you at some point have ordered billet and called it barstock. It's an old school word; it seems to have fallen aside in the early 1940's. From my understanding, 1x1 barstock is billet where 2x1 isn't. In any case, those valve covers aren't made from billet in the traditional sense. But English does evolve.

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All billet is barstock, not all barstock is billet. At least in it's formal definition. How it is used now might not be correct, but it is a proper descriptive term for metal working stock. Chances are, you at some point have ordered billet and called it barstock. It's an old school word; it seems to have fallen aside in the early 1940's. From my understanding, 1x1 barstock is billet where 2x1 isn't. In any case, those valve covers aren't made from billet in the traditional sense. But English does evolve.

Awesome first post ... Thanks for the conversation guys !!!
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Note:
Short covers accommodate LS1 MSD coil Pack p/n 8245
The total weight specified is accurate for the short covers only.
Also fit 2010 and up Camaros, LS2, LS3, LS99
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Old 11-20-2010, 02:58 PM   #12
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Some great engines wearing out covers... here is an LS2 outfitted with short polished covers..... looks awesome!
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