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Offline 35chevcoupe

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Nailhead finned aluminum valve cover application
« on: January 14, 2015, 08:26:24 PM »
Hey guys just wondering what nailhead engines had the BUICK script aluminum valve covers on them , I really like the looks of them and thinking I,m gonna want to get a set .
( leaving tomorrow morning for Oregon to get my 65 GS )   :blob7:
John Evenson

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Re: Nailhead finned aluminum valve cover application
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2015, 08:55:42 PM »
425's for sure but I have them on my 401's. I think the 401 dress up kits were chrome.
Jim
North Mankato, MN

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Offline 35chevcoupe

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Re: Nailhead finned aluminum valve cover application
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2015, 09:53:46 PM »
Thanks Jim .
I used to have a set a couple years back but sold them , :violent1: now I'm gonna regret it .
I see there bringing pretty good money now too .
John Evenson

1930 model A 4 dr sedan
35 chev coupe 2 dr Master Deluxe suicide dr,s
55 chev belair wagon 4dr
59 Buick Invicta 2 dr hd top
65 Buick GS 2 dr ht
71 Buick GS
84 chev 3/4 ton p/u 6.2 diesel
Yeah there's more
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Re: Nailhead finned aluminum valve cover application
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2015, 12:03:28 AM »
The aluminum rockers came standard on the Riv GS and Wildcat GS. It may have been part of the 2x4 option when not on a GS.
Those covers were not available on any Skylark GS's.
Walt K
Eastern Pa

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66 GS Saddle Mist/black 401 L76 auto
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