Valve cover seals?

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Valve cover seals?

Postby joeyy » Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:58 am

Im loosing oil pretty bad, im pretty sur eits the valve cover seals to blame. Its a 87 BII 2.9L. My question is how hard is it to actually change out the seals, what all is involved, how expensive, ho wlong does it normally take? Thanks

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Re: Valve cover seals?

Postby aarnwts » Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:51 am

try tighting it down first sometimes they get loose

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Re: Valve cover seals?

Postby broncofan » Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:01 am

be careful tightening them down too, they snap easy, ive done it. i replaced mine it took about an hour, just clean them up real good too, all mating surfaces.
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Re: Valve cover seals?

Postby joeyy » Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:56 pm

ok thanks, ill probably just go ahead and replace them, they look pretty crudy anyway, 23 yr old engine, they've probably never been replaced, it will at least give me piece of mind like why i changed my thermostat


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