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Unread 05-18-2010, 09:10 PM   #1
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Replace '91 alum. valve cover with '97 steel one?

The 1991 YJ 4.0 that I am fixiing up has a solid looking cast aluminum valve cover that has a crack in the side... Can I take one of the newer stamped steel ones from a 1997 4.0 and use that on the 1991 4.0? I went to the auto parts store and had them lay the 1991 cork gasket over the 1997 rubber/steel one and they look the same...

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Unread 05-20-2010, 09:44 AM   #2
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Why can't I use this on a 1991 4.0?? It says 1993 and up!
http://www.quadratec.com/products/51104_08_07.htm
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Unread 05-20-2010, 09:49 PM   #3
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So no one has tried to replace their '91 alum. valve cover with '97 steel one?
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