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    348/409 OEM Valve Cover Configurations

    Not sure but it may appears that the early 348 covers may have had only the one wire loom mounted in the center along the intake like a truck cover which would have made them left or right that would explain the parts book showing one number but it also shows that number is for 58-61 348/409...
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    348/409 OEM Valve Cover Configurations

    To add to the confusion I picked up a 1965 Chevrolet parts book to cover 1958 -1965 it was supposed to have trucks also but doesn't list specifically 348 or 409 in any trucks I will attach a copy of the page for all to review Interesting enough the 62 are left and right not like the earlier 348...
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    348/409 OEM Valve Cover Configurations

    Thanks to Taylor and Russell Racing of the image. The 2018 Showcars cat. still does have a diagram that shows certain covers by application (mostly car) but it is not complete as to all the covers that were produced for the 348/409 applications in all configurations
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    Looking for a set of Stahl 348-409 headers

    Talk to Greg at ACP will have what you need he worked for Stahl before ACP bought them you can check out their web site https://acpheaders.com
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    348/409 OEM Valve Cover Configurations

    Is there a list as to how many different configuration that 348/409 valve covers came in other than 58 348 did not have the cut outs for the gasket 59 and up had the cut outs The 3x2 and 2x4 wire loom where shorter Different placement of the wire looms I have seen numerous different designs...
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    Date Codes

    That's correct I missed 63
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    Date Codes

    Thanks So theses heads could be either 1964 or 1965 because the year is not noted the block also is puzzling could that be 5th day of the year being 1965 since the 656 block was only 65 and the build date 0122 ?
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    Date Codes

    Sorry should have inserted these Heads as can be seen 8 4 & 8 7 Rear of block just a number 5
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    Date Codes

    Looking for info on the date codes on a 348/409 specifically 65 409 with 2 digit date code on the heads and a single date code on the block Heads 8 4 and 8 7 --These are 817 Heads Block 5 -- cast part # 656 build date 0122 (stamped on front right side block) When I look up this info...
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    348/409 Fender well Headers

    If Anybody else happens to be looking for fenderwell headers for 58-64 348/409 contact Greg at ACP headers (Formerly Stahl) I was hoping to locate an older set but was put on to Greg (closest thing to old school that one could hope for) Greg Did a great job willing to help in anyway with my...
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    409 Intake Heater and Bypass Hose Fitting

    Thanks again Very helpful
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    409 Intake Heater and Bypass Hose Fitting

    Hey All Does anyone know who may supply these two fittings? I believe that the fitting for the heater hose may be a standard threaded hose fitting but the bypass appears to be a press fit The 2x4 Aluminum intake I have is not threaded for the bypass hose fitting. I also have an early 348...
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    348/409 Fender well Headers

    Thanks for your reply I kinda figured they were out but hoping someone would pick up the banner and keep going I know someone out there has a pair hanging in the garage collecting dust Thanks again
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    348/409 Fender well Headers

    Working on a 58 impala 348 anybody have a lead on a set of old school fenderwell headers like Jardine? I believe I have read that Jardine has gone out off business and sold his out Thanks
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