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Old 05-08-2012, 01:32 PM   #1
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AFR 165s

Figured I'd post a pic of my heads with valve covers off.
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I wish they made a see through valve cover lol
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Nice! I always say that about the valve covers to. You can't see the fancy roller rockers once there on.
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I wish they made a see through valve cover lol
That used to be a thing back in the 60's. If you look hard enough I'm sure you could find some. Along with a matching clear distributor cap.
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Figured I'd post a pic of my heads with valve covers off.
They look good.. I have the same heads... What kind of power do you make?
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Dunno never ran it. But pulling them off my 77 comet and there goin on my 90 gt. Along with a few other goodies.
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Is the 77 a roller motor? Did you buy the heads for a flat rapper can or roller?
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77 flat 90 is roller

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The springs will be fine they are good up to a 600 lift

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Lol already called air flow research to make sure
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How did they do in the comet? I almost went with the afrs.
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I really couldn't tell you to much but was very very very strong with C4 2500 stall and 390 gears

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The comet never hit the track.

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But the comet had a 302 bored 60 over with a voodoo cam
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I really couldn't tell you to much but was very very very strong with C4 2500 stall and 390 gears

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The comet never hit the track.
Did you put them on? Or where they on there when you purchased?
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I put them on.
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im supprised you couldnt really tell the difference.
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Oh yea there was a hell of a difference with the afrs big big difference

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Just can't give any numbers
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oh i gotcha. i was confused. thats gonna be sweet. when you plan on having them on?
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Next week I'm putting driveshaft loop and steeda clutch quad kit and slicks on and gonn take it to track then it's getting tore down I hope the following week to do my HCI swap with new TB MAF CAI and alternator radiator fuel pump fuel rails long tubes O/R X pipe and pull smog egr off
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trying to get a good baseline before mods. good idea. that sounds like it is gonna be a beast. good luck.
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I have everything I need except starter and radiator. But hopefully be ordering radiator this week. And pushrods gotta wait to see what lenghth I need
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Re: AFR 165s

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Figured I'd post a pic of my heads with valve covers off.
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I wish they made a see through valve cover lol
NICE! Those are good heads and should give you 70-100 HP over the stock heads depending on your supporting mods and they'll take a bit of weight off the front end too.


You could make a set of partially see though valve covers by cutting out the top and installing a piece of Lexan from McMaster-Carr.
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Good idea I'll have some extra lexan when I try to fab up a 4 in cowl hood scoop out of a sheet
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Good idea I'll have some extra lexan when I try to fab up a 4 in cowl hood scoop out of a sheet
Then you might be interested in these two web pages.


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hey i dont know if they make them for our 8.8s but i have also seen clear diff covers if you wanna go all out.
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hey i dont know if they make them for our 8.8s but i have also seen clear diff covers if you wanna go all out.
I've seen them for the 8.8 recently, can't remember where now though.
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Thanks that solves one one my 2 concerns about forming a sheet of lexan. Any idea of fiberglass will withstand 340degrees for extended period of time.

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If y'all see them again and remember get a web site or something. And send it to me. When I get home I'm prolly gonna start working on a fiberglass mold to try to make my own either see thru lexan hood or a full 4 in cowl induction hood scoop for a stock fox hood. Hopefully my idea works out. But may take a while to take shape and form.
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Here it is.

http://www.cleargearz.com/
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Those are pretty cool, but I would opt for the LPW Ultimate Support Cover to strengthen the rearend if I were planning on drag racing much.
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I was thanking if I ever put my car in some kinda show. That would be good. And thanks for the link. And there about to start making the clear valve covers as well.
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I was thanking if I ever put my car in some kinda show. That would be good. And thanks for the link. And there about to start making the clear valve covers as well.
Just keep in mind. That when the engine is running you probably won't be able to see the valve train very good because the window will be getting sprayed with oil. But its still cool none the less.
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Just keep in mind. That when the engine is running you probably won't be able to see the valve train very good because the window will be getting sprayed with oil. But its still cool none the less.
Lol... I had the same thought
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Just keep in mind. That when the engine is running you probably won't be able to see the valve train very good because the window will be getting sprayed with oil. But its still cool none the less.
At least thats if your oiling system is working, in which case you'd be able to check instantly.
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Lol yea but would look good shut down with hood open lol
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Lol yea but would look good shut down with hood open lol
I agree.
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I'm curious on how it would look.. Have you found any pics yet?
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Of the rear diff yes and of the distributor cap yes but valve covers no
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Of the rear diff yes and of the distributor cap yes but valve covers no
I don't think for Fox, but check ebay. They have other ones for different cars. You maybe able to use the pics for ideas.
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