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Old 08-24-2004, 11:33 AM   #1
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Yesterday, I finished cleaning my front valve cover, but since it was raining, I decided to wait until today to post up the before and after shots.

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If someone knows how to adapt colours to objects in photoshop or GIMP, please tell me, because I want to paint these, but I am undecided upon a colour.


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nice pics of the valve covers justin
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cover**

I am still trying to figure out how to remove the far one.. my haynes manual says to remove the EGR valve, but I am not sure if I have to do that, or if I can clean up the EGR valve while it is out.. thus making it useful to remove it.


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cover**

I am still trying to figure out how to remove the far one.. my haynes manual says to remove the EGR valve, but I am not sure if I have to do that, or if I can clean up the EGR valve while it is out.. thus making it useful to remove it.


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u can clean it out with a lil throttle body clean and a toothbrush
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hmm.. sounds good. WIll it do any good? other than make it pretty?


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hmm.. sounds good. WIll it do any good? other than make it pretty?


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it gets that crap out
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mk, sounds like its worth it to me.


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ya missed a spot!

just playin... it'* amazin what a lil elbow grease can do to an old valvecover looks good now you gotta do the rest of the engine so it matchs
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You want Blue and you know it, Quit playin'
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yeah, I know.. its going to be a pain in the ***. But I'm up for it. It'* been raining all day, but it seems it has cleared up, so I can't sand down the porch, but I can work on my b'ville.

Damemorder: blue theme? eh.. naw, i'm really leaning towards red, due to the fact pdad'* car looks awesome in it.


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