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Unread 05-07-2013, 04:04 PM   #1
vgmp53
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plastic valve cover

I just got an 82 AMC Cherokee I want to swap a metal valve cover on instead of the leaky plastic one can anyone help?

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Unread 05-07-2013, 10:34 PM   #2
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Is it a 4.2? If so bj's offroad has a good one I put it on my 82 j10 it also had that crappy plastic cover
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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:23 AM   #3
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Yes it's the 4.2 its been sitting for 12 years because the previous owner parked ot because of the leaky valve cover
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Unread 05-08-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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Yes it's the 4.2 its been sitting for 12 years because the previous owner parked ot because of the leaky valve cover
Did you thank them? Gotta love it when a $20 fix preserves a jeep for 12 years.
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Unread 05-08-2013, 03:46 PM   #5
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Lol no I've been looking for a jeep for a while and I traded bike mechanicing for the gem its just about rusted the floors out sadly

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Unread 05-08-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
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I put bj's metal one on mine, it came with directions, ALL the bolts/screws and the gasket. I think it looks good! Here it is before and after- bottom before top after

if only gas was cheaper
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Unread 05-08-2013, 11:32 PM   #7
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Hey can I see the side of that rig, is it a wide trac? Here is mine

if only gas was cheaper
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