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which finish did you go with and could you share some pics?
 

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yes. black krinkle


 

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thanks

i'm on the fence between those and the natural ones
 

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I have the black finish too, cleans up the engine bay nicely


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FWIW, not really a krinkle finish, more like a satin.
 

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I got the natural finish ones... going for an oem look

cleans things up lot although what's up with the gasket bs
 

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are you guys using the pcv they suggested or something else

Some applications, as pictured below, have internal PCV restrictions inside the cover assembly. If your application utilizes this type of connection, an external PCV valve must be added in-line on the hose. If needed, suggested PCV valves are: (1) Beck/Arnley P/N 0450299 or (2) Fram P/N FV340.
 

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as per CP on the other site, a 3mm orifice in the dirty line from drivers side cover. Can use a 3/8 SS set screw and drill a 3mm hole in it and jam/thread it down the hose.
 

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btw

are there any oem valve covers that don't use the coil pack brackets...

my buddy thinks there are
 

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On the ZL1 camaro the coil packs bolt straight to the covers. I looked at one a few days ago and noticed this. I would like to have a pair but am sure they are very expensive new. Have searched and not come up with any part numbers. May be able to grab a used set off Camaro5.
 

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cool thanks
 

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I have a few sets of the LSA/LS9 covers if anyone is interested.
$100.00 for the pair plus shipping. I was about to throw them up on ebay.

-Greg
 

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how are those different than the stock ones?
 

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Here is a link to a set on ebay currently (not mine)
The coils mount directly to the valve cover.
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Sorry I didn't mean to turn this into a for sale thread :)
I sold 1 set have another set pending. I think I have 2 more pair left, but I have to double check when I get home.

Back on topic
I do have the Holley valve covers on my GXP. I had to add a restrictor into the dirty air line to keep my catch can from filling is about 40 miles worth of driving.
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The LSA/LS9 covers also need the additional PCV fitting or CP's solution of reducing the flow through the dirty side of the system. That is if you are using that port on the driver side valve cover and not the stock port on the valley cover for your dirty side draw on the pcv

I placed these covers on my car and promptly sucked 1/2-1 quart of oil through the intake in about 50 miles of driving. I added a flow restriction and the problem went away.
 

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I have te polished only cause I have polished caps and other things


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will the G8 fill neck work on the LSA valve covers?
 

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No you have to have one from a 6.2. Part # 12609623. I believe I'm going to take my lsa covers back off and put the stock ones back on and get some of the holley coil covers that resemble a bb chevy. JonRobbinSS is right. The LSA covers have to have the restrictor mod or you will promptly fill your catch can with oil.
 
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