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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #105 on: September 03, 2018, 05:55:10 PM »
Wow, those all look very cool with the script motif.  :)
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« Reply #106 on: September 03, 2018, 07:51:13 PM »
Very nice any examples of Cobra Jet lettering?

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« Reply #107 on: September 03, 2018, 08:01:12 PM »
I haven't got a program to do Cobra Jet lettering, but I could potentially do one.  What did you have in mind?  The lettering like what is on the cast aluminum valve covers, or something else?  With or without the snake?
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- 1969 Mach 1, Drag Week 2005 Winner NA/BB, 511" FE (10.60s @ 129); Drag Week 2007 Runner-Up PA/BB, 490" Supercharged FE (9.35 @ 151)
- 1964 Ford Galaxie, Drag Week 2009 Winner Modified NA (9.50s @ 143), 585" SOHC
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« Reply #108 on: September 03, 2018, 08:43:51 PM »
With the snake if its not to expensive maybe script like the Mercury valve cover,

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« Reply #109 on: September 03, 2018, 08:53:52 PM »
Harry, if I did it I would probably want to duplicate the block lettering that is on the factory valve covers, rather than trying to create script lettering from scratch.  There's a lot of detail in that snake, would take some CNC time, kind of like the 427 Bird that I do.  My guess is the cost adder would be $125.  If you are interested at that I will try to find a factory cover with the snake and see what would be involved.
Jay Brown
- 1969 Mach 1, Drag Week 2005 Winner NA/BB, 511" FE (10.60s @ 129); Drag Week 2007 Runner-Up PA/BB, 490" Supercharged FE (9.35 @ 151)
- 1964 Ford Galaxie, Drag Week 2009 Winner Modified NA (9.50s @ 143), 585" SOHC
- 1969 Shelby Clone, Drag Week 2015 Winner Modified NA (Average 8.98 @ 149), 585" SOHC

   

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« Reply #110 on: September 03, 2018, 11:08:08 PM »
That's a little steep maybe pass on the snake and stick with the lettering

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #111 on: September 05, 2018, 04:46:28 AM »
Jay, imagine my surprise to see a picture of a tunnel port valve cover among several others! And then get a phone call and an email. Very sharp! I`ll be in contact, Garry

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #112 on: September 05, 2018, 12:23:13 PM »
Just noticed the engraved 427 eagles on your valve covers, I love my plain Jane chrome baldies
that are on my car now (for the original look). But boy are they beautiful. Can’t really tell but are they the same size as the eagles that come on the baldies.

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« Reply #113 on: September 05, 2018, 04:43:38 PM »
I don't know how big the ones on the baldies are, but mine are about 5-1/8" wingtip to wingtip, and 2-1/8" top to bottom.
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- 1969 Mach 1, Drag Week 2005 Winner NA/BB, 511" FE (10.60s @ 129); Drag Week 2007 Runner-Up PA/BB, 490" Supercharged FE (9.35 @ 151)
- 1964 Ford Galaxie, Drag Week 2009 Winner Modified NA (9.50s @ 143), 585" SOHC
- 1969 Shelby Clone, Drag Week 2015 Winner Modified NA (Average 8.98 @ 149), 585" SOHC

   

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #114 on: September 05, 2018, 04:51:36 PM »



How much for you to send a custom set to Brent that say "Puppet Motorsports"   ?


Seriously, these are awesome...  They are just like the ones I have from BT, closed covers, long bolts.
I'd like to put up an ad on the FE Fanatics Garage sale page, if you don't mind.

If you do, let me know and I'll take it down.

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« Reply #115 on: September 05, 2018, 10:05:58 PM »
Drew, that would be fine, but please note that I have to deliver the valve covers to the people who are already on my list first.  New orders would probably take 5-6 weeks from now before I could fill them.
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- 1969 Mach 1, Drag Week 2005 Winner NA/BB, 511" FE (10.60s @ 129); Drag Week 2007 Runner-Up PA/BB, 490" Supercharged FE (9.35 @ 151)
- 1964 Ford Galaxie, Drag Week 2009 Winner Modified NA (9.50s @ 143), 585" SOHC
- 1969 Shelby Clone, Drag Week 2015 Winner Modified NA (Average 8.98 @ 149), 585" SOHC

   

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #116 on: September 05, 2018, 10:39:27 PM »
Alright... hopefully it gets some folks headed your way.  Getting you sold out of these quickly will maybe get you casting some Baldie covers next :P

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #117 on: September 06, 2018, 09:07:07 AM »
Dang, those are pretty cool Jay.

I run a set of Cal Customs on my wagon and black car.  They seem to clear all the Dove end stands without issue since they are big boxy covers.  Do these clear big end supports?  Was talking with Garry last night and got me to thinking I might like a set engraved with Battlestar Galactic on them??   Hmmm?

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #118 on: September 06, 2018, 02:02:35 PM »
I had my friend Kevin bring over his Dove end stand setup when I was in the design phase of the valve covers.  I 3D printed one of the covers, and found that it didn't fit over the Dove end stands.  So, I redesigned the ends of the valve cover and 3D printed another copy, and then it fit.  So I think my valve covers will clear the Dove end stands, and in fact I don't know of any valvetrain setup that they won't clear.  I haven't tried them on the new Comp Cams setup though...

I could easily do "Battlestar Galactic" on your valve covers, Larry.  I could use some normal text font, or if you have a picture file showing the lettering on the side of the car, I can trace it to make the valve cover engraving look the same as the lettering on the car.  Let me know if you want to get on the list - Jay
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- 1969 Mach 1, Drag Week 2005 Winner NA/BB, 511" FE (10.60s @ 129); Drag Week 2007 Runner-Up PA/BB, 490" Supercharged FE (9.35 @ 151)
- 1964 Ford Galaxie, Drag Week 2009 Winner Modified NA (9.50s @ 143), 585" SOHC
- 1969 Shelby Clone, Drag Week 2015 Winner Modified NA (Average 8.98 @ 149), 585" SOHC

   

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Re: FE Power Cast Aluminum Valve Covers
« Reply #119 on: September 06, 2018, 09:01:12 PM »
Jay, can you do the cobra jet emblem?