Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Make Your Car Breathe Okay

You can help out your car perform well by making it breath well. And valve covers could help out. A lot. It acts as a covering or as a protection of the valve train. You see, the valve train actually is a mechanism in your machine that opens or closes a set of valves and it allows the engine to breathe. And while functioning, this valve train actually disperses oil. So to avoid any leaks, the valve cover does that function.

A valve cover in your car should not be tightened too much for it could damage the valve train. On the other hand, it should not be kept loose for there could be leaks. You can adjust your car’s valve covers for it is only fastened to the head .

If there is a damaged valve cover, replace it immediately. So you know, a damaged valve cover rocks when you put it on a flat surface. If it stays firm and flat, then, you can still make use of it.

These covers are made from various material. There are some that come in plastic, or in metal. Others have been made from composite materials. In fact, they can also be customized as per your preference. Some could have logos, flames, or other designs. These designs are engraved on the surface of the valve cover.

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