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Username Post: chevs first??        (Topic#313630)
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07-13-14 05:30 PM - Post#2468859    

Ok what year was chevy first valve cover?

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07-13-14 11:41 PM - Post#2468927    
    In response to cateyes59

I would say 1917 when Chevrolet manufactured the Series D V8 engine with 288 cubic inches, overhead valves, crossflow heads, 55 HP… and it was manufactured 38 years before the small-block Chevrolet engine. I’m not sure if the 1912 T-head sixes had value covers. I’m sure someone on the forum will know.

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