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Valve Cover Issue
« on: May 30, 2014, 09:35:01 AM »
A while back I posted that I had a Ford Motorsports valve cover for my 2.5 I'm building. Here's a pic of the valve cover:

I need a twist-in oil filler cap for the front, and something for the back. I tried getting a twist-on beather for a 302 ford valve cover, but alas, the hole is too small. The stock pinto oil filler breather thing fits in the front, but I don't want to re-use that.

I came across this picture, and this is like what i want to do. I know the parts I need to do the hose in the back, but I don't know what kind of cap I need for the front. If anybody can help, it would be much appreciated.

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Re: Valve Cover Issue
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 09:41:35 AM »
Take the valve cover to O'Nearly and get what fits.
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Re: Valve Cover Issue
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 01:52:09 PM »
Nice vintage valve cover.  The opening looks like the one on a 86 SVO Mustang valve cover.  From looking at the on line parts house listings, a cam twist oil filler cap from a early 80's 2.3 Mustangs should work.  The parts houses list generic caps, so do not expect to see a Ford logo on them.
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