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194, 216, 235, 261, Aluminum, Polished

  • Fits 216-235-261 engines

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MFG. Part #2731

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We have these hard-to-find covers for your 1937-1962 Chevrolet 216, 235 and 261 engines. This Chevy 6 cylinder finned aluminum Offenhauser valve cover will shine up your old Stovebolt. 

NOTE: To use on 1954-1962 inline six head, you will need to supply a 1937-1953 style gasket, a pair of washers and stud seals typical of 37-53, and a pair of acorn nuts to fit the long studs that come with the cover. This cover is a direct replacement for the 1937-1953 Chevy.

Item Details

Fits 216-235-261 Engines


  1. This valve cover is a direct fit for 1937-1953 216 and 235 engines.
  2. To use on a 1954-1962 head, installer will need to supply a 1937-1953 style gasket, a pair of washers and stud seals typical of 1937-53 make, and a pair of acorn nuts to fit the long/extended studs that are included with the cover. 


CARB Warning

For race/ off road use or for use on pre-1966 vehicles.

Emissions warning: this part only legal for sale or use in California for racing (competition) vehicles which may never be used, registered, or licensed for use upon a public highway, or if installed in vehicles model-year 1965 or older; motorcycles model-year 1977 or older; or off-highway recreational vehicles (such as off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles) model-year 1996 and older. Any other use renders the vehicle tampered and not legal for use on California public highways (any public street or roadway, public dirt road, public park, or publicly maintained right of way open to the use of the public for vehicular travel). Violations subject to $37,500 penalty per violation per vehicle, revocation of registration, loss of use on California public right of ways, and proof of correction for tampering. There are similar restrictions and penalties under federal law and the laws of all other states with penalties under federal law of up to approximately $45,268 per tampered vehicle and/or engine.


MFG. Part #2731
Material TypeAluminum
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