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Old 12-27-2018, 03:02 PM
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Are they cast iron or aluminum? My thoughts if there cast iron paint them if there aluminum leave them natural.
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Old 12-27-2018, 03:55 PM
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I would not paint them. They look like the old L88 heads. If they were the modern heads with the machined ends then I would probably paint them. I don't like the look of the modern heads, but I do like the old aluminum heads.
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VCs look nice ( I am a bit partial to M/Ts myself ;>)) ). Those t-handles are newer ones. If you go t-handle route, there are lots available on line (ebay) in original packaging quite cheap from Mr. Gasket, M/T, Cal Custom, and other brands of the day. Notice vintage wire looms - they are also available on ebay.
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T handles or standard bolts for the valve covers??
Neither, I like the wing bolts better. Those t handles are really a later 70's trend.
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Love the 7mm wires.


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VCs look nice ( I am a bit partial to M/Ts myself ;>)) ). Those t-handles are newer ones. If you go t-handle route, there are lots available on line (ebay) in original packaging quite cheap from Mr. Gasket, M/T, Cal Custom, and other brands of the day. Notice vintage wire looms - they are also available on ebay.
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Made a lot of progress to get ready for the Detroit Autorama coming up on March 1st-3rd. Motor and engine bay is done. Keeping the HEI and Plug wires right now due to time and money. I really like the look and have a black and red theme going with everything
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Bought a set of 15x6 chrome slot mags. Need to be polished but will set the look off perfectly!
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Looks great, love the chrome slots
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Looks great, love the chrome slots
Thank you! It took some time to find a pair that wasn't unilug
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I would have to put the intake heater hose where it belongs,its distracting where it is.
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