Go Back   The Supercar Registry > General Discussion > Day 2 stuff-modified cars


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-28-2019, 06:12 PM
R68GTO R68GTO is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Minster, Ohio
Posts: 428
Thanks: 87
Thanked 229 Times in 118 Posts
Default Old Holley Valve Covers

These were on the car in the late '70's and laying in the PO's garage when I bought the car. PO had replace them with some cheap chrome "Camaro" script covers. Glass bead blasted the one, thought it turned out pretty good compared with what I started with. Anyone know when these were manufactured? Part number "14 OR 48B" is cast on the inside.
Any thoughts on if I should put a coat of clear on these after blasting to keep them from staining?
Attached Images
   
__________________
1969 427 COPO Camaro Lemans Blue/Black, M22 4 speed, 15,500 original miles
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to R68GTO For This Useful Post:
russ69 (07-29-2019)
  #2  
Old 07-29-2019, 01:00 AM
NorCam's Avatar
NorCam NorCam is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 2,419
Thanks: 851
Thanked 736 Times in 423 Posts
Default

I like the looks of those when cleaned up. Maybe a coat of Eastwood Satin Clear engine paint would help keep them looking that way.
__________________
I love cars w/ 3 pedals.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-29-2019, 12:28 PM
HawkX66's Avatar
HawkX66 HawkX66 is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: VA/MA
Posts: 905
Thanks: 506
Thanked 115 Times in 80 Posts
Default

Those had to be made by Mickey Thompson. They're basically identical. Even the part number under the cover.
__________________
-Dave
Semper Fi!

69 Camaro SS396 L34 X66
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-29-2019, 11:54 PM
big gear head's Avatar
big gear head big gear head is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Central City, KY
Posts: 1,881
Thanks: 948
Thanked 336 Times in 264 Posts
Default

I don't clear any of my cast aluminum parts. If they get a stain on them I wipe it off with some carburetor cleaner and a rag.
__________________
Freddie
1969 Camaro RS/SS396 (427) 4 speed
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to big gear head For This Useful Post:
69 Post Sedan (07-31-2019)
  #5  
Old 07-30-2019, 11:25 AM
67 Nova Boy's Avatar
67 Nova Boy 67 Nova Boy is online now
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lansdale, Pa.
Posts: 2,626
Thanks: 254
Thanked 170 Times in 126 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by big gear head View Post
I don't clear any of my cast aluminum parts. If they get a stain on them I wipe it off with some carburetor cleaner and a rag.
X2...brake clean as well.

Dave
67 Nova Boy
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.