Replacing M116 and M117 V8 Valve Cover Gaskets - On Demand Video

Do it right or it will not fix your oil leaks!

Kent will show you the proper way to remove and replace a V8 valve cover gasket so you won't have oil leaks after installing a new one. This is a common maintenance item. Applies to all M116 3.5, 3.8, and 4.2 liter V8 engines from 1969 to 1991 350, 380, and 420 models. All M117 4.5, 5.0, and 5.6 liter V8 engines from 1971 to 1991 450, 500, and 560 models.These gaskets get hard over time due to age and heat and need to be replaced every 8 to 10 years or they will start leaking on your exhaust manifolds. This instructional video is included free with the purchase of our V8 valve cover service kit. Always replace the copper sealing washers when replacing the valve cover gaskets. As seen on Cherry. CLICK HERE to watch the full video series on Kent’s R107 rolling restoration. See related products below:

Replacing M116 and M117 V8 Valve Cover Gaskets - On Demand Video

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The video contains the following information

  • Valve cover removal SAFELY
  • Protecting the engine with the valve covers removed
  • Cleaning the valve covers
  • Checking for warped valve covers
  • Cleaning the cylinder head seating surfaces
  • Installing the new gaskets on the valve cover
  • Installing the valve covers on the engine
  • Replacing the copper sealing washers
  • Proper bolt tightening  sequence using a torque wrench



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