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I have a 1984 Esprit Turbo and it came with an extra set of red valve cover (I think were originally on the car). But the ones on my engine now are black. I'm rebuilding the engine and did know what is the correct color my my year?


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G-cars of your year had black crinkle VHT paint on the valve covers and induction ducting.

Like the Stevens cars, the paint would come off after a period of years.
 

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Not sure without a bit of research. Mine is an 88' an so it is close to what some call 'hunter's orange'.

At any rate, high temp orange from O'Riley's is such a close match that you cannot tell the difference between the repainted valve covers and plenum on my engine.



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