Tall valve covers hit alternator

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by cameron57, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. cameron57

    cameron57 Active Member

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    Hi guys in the process of putting my 94 gt back together. Just did hci swap. Running in to some issues with my new tall valve covers. The alternator has a nipple on the back that hits. Is there a slim case alternator that anyone knows of that will fit without grinding? If not can what is the nipple on the back of the alternator can i cut it off

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    Cameron

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  2. 95opal

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    either grind a little off the valve cover... or dimple it if you can... or place a small washer behind the ALT mounting points don't worry your belt will be fine...
     
  3. Musturd

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    I went a different route . I've got a fox supercharger assembly and march brackets for the rest
     
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    Thanks guys ive got a on3 kit that is next on the install list after i get the tranny built. But i just am ready to drive this thing again lol. I will try opals way if not i guess ill be buying a bracket of some sort.

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  5. ttocs

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    They do make valve covers that will miss it but I don't have a link to any specifically
     
  6. Musturd

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    The valve covers that clear are big money , it's very easy to get them to clear , I had mid rise trickflows on my old setup
     
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    Don't fox cast alumnium valve covers fit?
     
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    I took some off the back of the alternator. running frpp vc's. never had a problem.
     
  9. ttocs

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    yes the fox's fit but you need to cut the baffles out of it to hopefully have enough clearance for the rockers under it. The set I have is a polished stamped steel set that I am about to replace. How fast do you need them?
     
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    I ran frpp tall ones no issues
     
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    i got moroso fabricated valve covers for the 94-95s. big money but they sure are purrdy
     
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    This was my solution:

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    Hmmm fancy that, thanks Paul.