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I see that there looks like, there are two different locations for the bolts. One has the holes coming down from the top, the second are on the flanges. Why ?
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They are the same locations just different style covers.

The first ones (cast) would use short bolts and the fabricated ones probably use a long allen bolt.

A lot of aftermarket covers only use two bolts on the top row but the heads have three bolts there. Not an issue as long as the covers are decent quality
 

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I prefer the fabricated covers. My Kaase heads have 4 holes on the outside (exhaust side) and 3 on the inside (intake side) Then looking at photo's I've covers, some have 4 and 2. Why is that ?
 

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The center one on the top row isn't needed on a good rigid cover, like a cast aluminum or a fabricated one with a nice thick flange.

I have the trickflow cast covers that have three bolts on the top row but i don't use the middle one
 

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Why use it if it's not needed?

Make your own decisions on this stuff. It's not a cookie cutter world. My situation it's not needed so i'm not going to zombie forward and use it just because it's there
 

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Why use it if it's not needed?

Make your own decisions on this stuff. It's not a cookie cutter world. My situation it's not needed so i'm not going to zombie forward and use it just because it's there
"but i don't use the middle one''
Settle down buddy, it was just a question, I was just wanting to know either way. So no disrespect. 😎
 

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What have you started wickettoby1........now you are going to see racers taking a wheel nut off each corner, remove a bolt from a the door hinges, take a couple oil pan bolts out............all to go faster..........LMAO:ROFLMAO:



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