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Anyone make a chrome valve cover for a 98 4.0?

Willys LJ

TJ Enthusiast
Oct 26, 2018
268
Dyer TN
Just out of curiousity, what about the valve cover was changed for the last few years of the 4.0? I've thought about a aluminum valve cover for my '05 but apparently they don't make them.
 

Squatch

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Oct 25, 2017
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Everett, Wash, United States
The clearances on these covers are different than OEM. And the internal baffle is different.
I was wondering if the baffle might be an issue. I've run across import valve covers (different application/not Jeep) that had no baffle system at all. Are you aware of anyone encountering a problem with the baffle in these?
 

toximus

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Mar 29, 2018
2,247
Northern WI
I was wondering if the baffle might be an issue. I've run across import valve covers (different application/not Jeep) that had no baffle system at all. Are you aware of anyone encountering a problem with the baffle in these?
I am not aware of any positive or negatives to this cover. On a stock Jeep the throttle cable retainers can be swapped to this cover. I do know that it is used on some stroker builds to allow more room for the rockers. I have no more room to give above my engine so I am using the stock valve cover with clearanced rockers and the baffle left 100% intact. The stock cover just works and there's nothing wrong with it aside from cosmetics which can be painted.
 
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Kiwi TJ

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May 3, 2016
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Auckland New Zealand
Id just paint the original one if you want to add some colour to you engine bay