DIY: Valve Covers?

Answer Valve covers, often called rocker arm covers, cover the cylinder heads of an engine. A gasket is fitted to the valve cover to keep the oil inside the heads. Valve covers are usually made from alumi... Read More »

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How to Remove SVO Valve Covers?

Special Vehicle Operation is a production company that creates performance parts for cars and trucks. SVO was initially started up by Ford in 1981. Among the SVO parts that you can acquire, is a va... Read More »

How to Change Valve Covers?

The valve covers on an engine are almost always installed in a conspicuous spot on or near the top of the motor. The covers are responsible for covering and protecting the valve train. Because they... Read More »

How to Stop Leaky Valve Covers?

Nothing can be more frustrating than the smell of engine oil from the engine compartment, or the sight of white smoke (burning oil) around the vicinity of the engine heads. Leaky valve covers can b... Read More »

How to Stop Leaky Valve Covers on a VW?

The only way to stop a leaky valve cover on your VW is to replace the valve cover gasket. The valve cover gasket is subject to a tremendous amount of internal and external heat in the engine and is... Read More »