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Old 07-27-2006, 03:22   #1 (permalink)
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No doubt you are sick of rocker cover questions...but this is the last one.

I previously got good advice re removing the internal baffles from the standard rocker covers to get them to clear my adjustable roller rockers.

What do the baffles do and will removing them cause any damage to the engine

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The baffles prevent oil from getting in the breathers. A mate of mine took out the baffles in standard covers. His oil consumption went up and the engine detonated due to it sucking in the oil. He eventually got a taller set which sort of stopped the problem. Still no baffles. He's eventually going to change to tall, baffled ones to stop his oil consumption.
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Old 07-27-2006, 05:26   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks brenx good tip
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Old 07-27-2006, 09:38   #4 (permalink)
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Rather than start another thread, I thought I'd post this in here.... :) Apologies for the thread hijack!!

Does anyone here know of a company/person's making sheet metal rocker covers to suit Clevo style heads? I've done a bit of searching and can't seem to come up with anything.

Got a little idea in mind for my BT's... Don't really want to be ANOTHER car with Ford Racing covers...
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The baffles prevent oil from getting in the breathers. A mate of mine took out the baffles in standard covers. His oil consumption went up and the engine detonated due to it sucking in the oil. He eventually got a taller set which sort of stopped the problem. Still no baffles. He's eventually going to change to tall, baffled ones to stop his oil consumption.
Also the pistons, combustion chamber and valves will carbon up.

You need baffles. Tried 2 gaskets yet?
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Vanell make the neat looking sheet metal cover's. i am sure they have just changed there business name, but i do not know to what.
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Yep they've changed hands. I'll try them tomorrow I didn't know that they did Ford one's, only Holden stuff. Cheers mate.
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No doubt you are sick of rocker cover questions...but this is the last one.

I previously got good advice re removing the internal baffles from the standard rocker covers to get them to clear my adjustable roller rockers.

What do the baffles do and will removing them cause any damage to the engine

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Ive got std rockercovers and crane roller rockers without any clearance problems.
All you do is crimp the baffles together slightly to fit between them, it will clear no problems.
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