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Icon9 Damn it broke valve cover or something

Some How i either cracked or put a hole on the backside of the passenger side plastic valve cover because now i have some oil coming out when its running

how hard is this to replace...im guessing that the stud that holds the a/c box on the firewall hit it...i dont know where at exactly because i have the bull the cab back some so i can see it..
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put some chromies on while your at it.

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i MIGHT have a valve cover, let me check.
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nvm they got scrapped.
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Some How i either cracked or put a hole on the backside of the passenger side plastic valve cover because now i have some oil coming out when its running

how hard is this to replace...im guessing that the stud that holds the a/c box on the firewall hit it...i dont know where at exactly because i have the bull the cab back some so i can see it..
how big of a hole is it?? you might be able to jb weld it, or so other type of 2 part epoxy
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how big of a hole is it?? you might be able to jb weld it, or so other type of 2 part epoxy
i dont know yet...iam going to have to pull the cab back a little where i can see it...
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Well it is confirmed i knocked a hole in the valve cover...how should i go about fixing this? will jb weld fix this?

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How in the heck did you do that?
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How in the heck did you do that?

the studs on the firewall that hold the a/c box on hit it when i was putting the cab back on...guess this is the consequences of trying to do everything by myself
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Just the way it goes sometime...try to find one out of the junk yard.
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being plastic, im sure they aren't that expensive from ford.
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buy a metal one :-P
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buy a metal one :-P
x2 get some alum covers off an explorer.

im not 100% sure they are the same with all of the tubing and stuff, but alum covers would be better.
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