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Old 06-06-2020, 01:07 PM   #1
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fixes for the UGLY engine cover

Installed a new CAI, looks nice. now I want to do something about that engine cover. I thought about painting the silver parts orange. maybe different valve covers and eliminate the cover all together. let me see what you people did and who makes it.

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Old 06-06-2020, 01:09 PM   #2
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I threw mine away
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:16 PM   #3
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I think the stock valve covers and coils look worse
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:20 PM   #4
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I think the stock valve covers and coils look worse
You can get remedies for that. Custom coil covers or remount the coils and have nice valve covers. I think the plastic cover looks cheap and out of place.
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:24 PM   #5
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It looks better hanging on the garage wall.
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:37 PM   #6
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:52 PM   #7
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Hydro dipped and then painted. Also added some SS screws and SS chrome plate..
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Old 06-06-2020, 02:11 PM   #8
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Hydro dipped and then painted. Also added some SS screws and SS chrome plate..
While maybe not to my particular taste, I have to say that is one of the most clean and highly detailed engine bays I have seen on these cars. The amount of effort and detail put into it is incredible. Everywhere you look something has been touched. Even the dang wiper cowl has been painted!

Every time you post pics of this I can't help but stare.
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Old 06-06-2020, 02:15 PM   #9
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Replaced the fake plastic look cap screws with big chrome metal ones and also the small black cap screws. Added Camaro SS lettering and stainless V8 emblem.
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Old 06-06-2020, 03:02 PM   #11
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While maybe not to my particular taste, I have to say that is one of the most clean and highly detailed engine bays I have seen on these cars. The amount of effort and detail put into it is incredible. Everywhere you look something has been touched. Even the dang wiper cowl has been painted!

Every time you post pics of this I can't help but stare.
AMEN!! ^^^^ What he said !! That under hood is amazing to say the least !!
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Old 06-06-2020, 03:28 PM   #12
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Old 06-06-2020, 05:14 PM   #13
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Just toss it out , cooler temps and looks better than a fake part that is just not necessary
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Old 06-06-2020, 05:17 PM   #14
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I like it when folks relocate the coil packs and put on a Chevy performance valve cover.
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