Progress Thread Project Copper Can

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by MikeH686, May 29, 2012.

  1. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry?
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    I have used an 1 1/4" freeze plug in the back of the intake in the past and had good results. I'm not a huge fan of the rubber expansion plug.. The baffled fittings are a great idea and can work nicely. If you so desire you could ship your valve covers up to me and I'll weld the fittings on for you and send them back. Not like I have much better things to do since my car is finished for now, lol. What type of valve covers are you running currently? Maybe we could hook you up with some nice fabricated aluminum ones???
     
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  2. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Currently I am running stock valve covers I believe they have no other markings to say other wise and what would a set of fab valve covers cost me to do ... I can pay you in Doritos tacos ;)
     
  3. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry?
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    My buddy sells fabricated sheet metal ones for a good deal I'll ask and get back to you. You want something polished and flashy or plain and simple?
     
  4. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Plain jane simple something that can fit under my systemax intake
     
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    me likes shiney :D
     
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    Mike... Mark up the desired location while the covers are still installed and presto!
     
  7. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Well I would but I do not has le valve covers and nick said he could get me a pair and weld up the an bungs as well
     
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    does that mean hes gonna make a bunghole?
     
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  9. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    I figured it was implied and I wouldn't have to say it out loud jeez!
     
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    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry?
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    I feel like a bevis and butthead quote is coming...
     
  11. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Hehe hehe cornholio
     
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    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    image.jpg Who can guess what I'm doing with all of these parts? @84Ttop your not aloud to guess ;)
     
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    catch can duh
     
  14. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Awh :( you guessed it ... Damnit
     
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    I have the same fittings to use for my catch can system I hope they fit under my TF valve covers..hope they don't hit the rockers...
     
  16. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Which ones? Nick is welding up a set of covers for me with two bungs welded on already.
     
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    what covers are they?
     
  18. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    Procomps I believe
     
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    the ones that you posted the non welded type...I have those too I don't know if I should just get welded ones..I wonder if Nick can do that for me too..LOL...I have brand new Trickflow valve covers sitting here in a box...I just didn't get a chance to do this yet....I don't know if those will fit and clear my rocker...or should I just get welded ones...
     
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  20. MikeH686

    MikeH686 Mine is only two inches though.

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    The ones on the car now are not the covers I'm using nick got me a set of fabricated aluminum procomp covers they require a 3/8" spacer at minimum to clear the intake and the bungs he is using do not protrude to the inside of the cover
     

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