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  1. Passenger Side Valve Cover Removal

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey guys, I got a question about the removal of the passenger side valve cover on the 2005 V6 Mustang. It's leaking oil, and I need to replace it. I consulted the shop manual, but it didn't include any information on the removal of what I presume to be the heater hoses (image included). I...
  2. Need help finding correct valve covers

    Classic Talk
    Hello, I am having issues with clearance for my valve covers because I have ProComp roller rockers with a 1.72 ratio. I have seen valve covers on CJ Pony that are listed as tall and some that are slant edge, but none of them give the specs for the internal height. Does anyone know which type...
  3. What part is this? And is it safe to disconnect it?

    4.6L Tech
    I need to put my valve covers back on and it would be a lot easier if I am able to take this one part off. Old what it is or what it's called. Is it safe to disconnect it just to put the valve covers back on?
  4. Changed my valve covers today - pics

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Went with the FRPP Black powder coated laser etched. Here are the before pics.. look how crappy the stock covers look More pics to follow
  5. Self Made Oil Catch Can

    V6 Tech
    This is not my work I am re posting it from a different site, However they are my pictures of the one I installed myself. Highly recommended for 1999,2000 v6 mustang with the pcv issues. i have a 99 and the oil catch can works great. Listen to the comments on the forum husky will leak mine...
  6. Used Valve cover Question

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Looking to purchase a used set of 4.6L 3V valve covers for powder coating. Any good sources? Not really seeing anything on ebaymotors. Any issues with used? Yes, I can always send in my own stock set, but pefer not to have the vehicle down and the top of the motor exposed for a long time.
  7. edlebrock rpm performer valve cover clearance issues

    5.0L Tech
    hi i have had my 1989 5.0 lx for like 2 months and only drove it home from then on been in construction mode aka tore whole inside of car out and engine has been completely rebuilt new crank new everything but rods and pistons. its a 306 aka bored .30 over ne how i have a rpm performer intake...
  8. Valve Cover Gasket Question

    2.3L Tech
    For the valve cover that says, Ford Turbo (aluminium), I used the cork valve cover gasket. This thing just LEAKS and is garbage in my opinion. Any suggestions, and/or part numbers for a good, non-cork gasket? Thanks! Turbo Drew :circlingsmilies
  9. 2004 Mustang V6 valve cover breather?

    V6 Tech
    ok i saw a guy's 2004 v6 mustang and you know the line that goes from the valve cover to your CAI. well he had taken that line off and put a breather on. he has the same aftermarket CAI i have so i was considering doing the same but i want to know if it accomplishes anything. also what do u do...
  10. Excessive Vacuum Issues... after valve cover job Help

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Anyone ever experienced too much vacuum. My 05 mustang makes a weird intermitten noise... but when I take off the oil cap the noise goes away. The cap is sucked in with lots of vacuum. If I put my had over where the oil cap goes I feel my skin being pulled slowly more and more. What is...
  11. smoke after valve cover gasket replacement

    5.0L Tech
    So i just changed my valve cover gaskets, i had to pull out to upper intake manifold to get close to the rockers. I changed the gasket that sits between the upper intake and the lower intake while doing this as well. Now initially i had forgotten to put back the pcv pipe into the lower intake...