PML Chevy™ Small Block, Perimeter Mount, CHEVROLET® Script, Traditional Style Valve Covers
Part Number 11106
$350 with PCV and Breather Holes
|Black Powder Coat
$500 with PCV and Breather Holes
|Chevrolet Orange Powder Coat
$500 with PCV and Breather Holes
$575 with PCV and Breather Holes
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PML designed these valve covers with the traditional styling of rounded corners and the classic CHEVROLET script for an old school look and feel. PML valve covers are sand cast aluminum and strong. They will not flex when bolts are tightened.
The script is cast into the cover and raised. On powder coated parts, the powder coat is shaved off the top of the script. On polished finish parts, the band is not polished to provide contrast to the script.
These PML valve covers are standard flange mount covers for 1959 to 1986 small block Chevy engines (265, 283, 327, 350, 400). The valve covers mount on to the cylinder heads with four bolts on the perimeter, directly across from each other. We fit each cover on a stock GM cylinder head with stock rocker arms.
These covers fit on many engine configurations and feature a mid-height design that will clear many roller rocker systems.
Verify engine configuration, dimensions, and clearance before ordering as PML has a restocking fee.
We have one set of these on SPECIAL.
Fitting on Your Engine Checklist
Configurations vary! Do our Checklist before you order.
We have a Loaner Program if you need a cover to test fit.
Optional PCV, Breather, and Oil Fill Holes
Our approach to PCV and breather holes is unique so we prepared a document detailing PML Specifications on Oil Fill, Breather and PCV (click to view).
PML small block valve covers can be ordered with or without PCV, oil fill and breather holes. Choose the option in the shopping cart. The option for PCV and breather holes includes one hole in each cover, a PCV grommet, a push-in breather, and an oil fill tube.
Please call if your engine configuration requires one hole or to discuss your requirements.
PML machines the valve covers to order in our shop. We use four or five different tools, shown in picture, on a CNC machine to create neat, leak-free holes. Spot facing provides a smooth sealing surface for grommets.
We have two videos showing the machining process: step-by-step of PML machining a PCV hole and step-by-step of PML machining a hole for our push-in breather.
These PML valve covers work with many engine configurations and roller rocker systems. If you have something other than stock, see our web page on fitting PML valve covers on small block Chevy engines.
PML Valve Covers Compared to Stock
These images show a PML valve cover compared to the stock cover. The outside dimensions are shown. The distance to the gasket surface maybe different. See the link below the "Buy Now" button for more information on dimensions.
This is a stock cover from a Chevrolet small block 283 engine. The stock cover is thin stamped steel and is (or was) orange.
Installations and Customer Pictures
1930 Ford Roadster
1930 Ford Roadster with these PML valve covers, Grand National Roadster Show 2016. Built by Brian Stone at Stone's Metal Shop (310-851-9301) and paint by Leo Vargas at Showtime Paint (310-720-3533).
1932 Ford Roadster
1932 Ford Roadster "Deuce One" with PML small block Chevy valve covers, was on display at the Grand National Roadster Show in January 2018. Owners John and Pat Miller's highboy was built by Adams Hot Rod Shop and is powered by a 420 hp small block Chevy.
1951 Chevrolet 3100
Mike emailed us: "Valve Covers look great, compliments on them every time I raise the hood! Very pleased, thanks again"
Mike's handsome 1951 Chevrolet 3100 has a 350/300hp GM Crate Engine.
1959 Chevy Apache
If this Apache looks familiar, that's because it has been featured Lowrider Magazine. Luis restored his 1959 Apache Fleetside Deluxe Trim with a Vortec 350 Ramjet XL and PML valve covers. Our thanks to Luis for choosing PML covers.
Mark has the only right hand drive 1961 Parkwood 9 passenger wagon ordered in Australia in 1961. His resotration included these PML valve covers for the original 283 engine. He purchased the cast finish covers from PML and had them painted to match his engine.
1961 Parkwood Wagon, 9 passenger, right hand drive
PML valve covers on a 283 in a 1961 Parkwood
1967 Chevy C10 383
Darren installed PML valve covers on his 1967 C10 383. The passenger side cover has the PCV plumbing. The driver side cover has the PML breather pushed into the hole so it is barely visible.
1970 Chevy Pick-Up
PML orange powder coated valve covers on Steve's 1970 Chevy pick-up, 350 small block. Valve covers were machined with PCV and breather holes.
PML Valve Cover Features
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