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Old 11-04-2003, 06:03 PM   #11
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Being there cheap I think I'll get one, maybe there will be some advantage, like will said, maybe it may help with temps. That would be my guess being the extra little bit of air that going to be moving through those valve cover. Jeffrey, you have one, are you using it for dress up or for another purpose?? I've been seeing alot of cars, GP'*, Bonnevilles, ect, on cardomain with these. Are your sure there only for dress up?
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On modern engines with PCV valves, these serve no real purpose. Unless your PCV were to fail, I suppose. Older engines without PCV'* need them. It'* a 'street-rod' thing, but I'm beginning to wonder myself if this may have a positive effect on engine temps? Hmmmm......
Well that Monster GP had a breather and LOTS of gasses were coming out of it.
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Ummm..well mine added 75 hp.





But seriously, I got an actual breather from http://www.southfloridapulleyhq.com I just added a custom decal. It'* more expensive than the one from ZZP, but hell...if it'* for looks, I want what looks best.
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On modern engines with PCV valves, these serve no real purpose. Unless your PCV were to fail, I suppose. Older engines without PCV'* need them. It'* a 'street-rod' thing, but I'm beginning to wonder myself if this may have a positive effect on engine temps? Hmmmm......
Well that Monster GP had a breather and LOTS of gasses were coming out of it.
Yeah I have been noticing as I search the net that most all of the 3800s that race on a regular basic have this breather. Plus I also read something about its also good for the engines in addition to the PCV system to ease some pressure n stuff. I think there has to be more to them than looks or so many people wouldn't be using them. I plan to get one. Hopefully there are more benefits then just looks.


Also those of you that have one what size fits the valve covers on our cars?
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It does help a lil bit to relieve the gases & heat that are built up in the valve covers. But if your motors stock it really wouldnt have that much to do with performance wise than it would decoration wise.
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Nice breather Pete
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It does help a lil bit to relieve the gases & heat that are built up in the valve covers. But if your motors stock it really wouldnt have that much to do with performance wise than it would decoration wise.
Agreed. Alot of those that race alot usually are cammed out and the like, and could use some pressure relief.
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Also those of you that have one what size fits the valve covers on our cars?
Dan, check out ZZP or http://www.southfloridapulleyhq.com. I don;t think it;* as simple as going into a parts store. They make them specifically for our cars. I think ZZP is like $27, SFPhq is $49
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ok, Thanks
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Nice breather Pete


Thanks for taking the pic

In the ricer aisle in Pepboys they have little TINY breathers called "Intimidators." What does that make mine?
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