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I removed the [IMG] codes to eliminate the trouble that comes with monster-sized photos. Please click on the links to see the photos. I haven't figured out how to navigate imgur yet.

Full disclosure - I need to sell this early cam cover to make room for more stuff I don't ned and want to be sure I provide as good a description as possible. Can anyone look past the huge photos and give me a range of years it will fit? The only numbers on it are "02-68"



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Is that a Feb - 68 casting mark?
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"02-68" is the only number on the cam cover. Does the casting number say anything about the range of model years it fits, or just when it was made?
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It's tough to read the thread with the wide pics - so just post the link to them - not the pic itself...
Then use the pic I uploaded for you - use the jpg address below between the [IMG] tags to display this 800px image...

Here you go:

- Ironhead - Cam Cover

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To down size pics in imgur.com: in Images, click the pic, when it comes up, click "edit pic" in lower right corner. When that comes up there is a size in the upper right corner, change it to 1000-1100 and the right side size will auto change. Hit save. Then use your bbcode to copy and paste it into the message block at the bottom of the thread..... You can edit your posts by erasing the [img] 's and paste the new ones in it's place.
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http://xlforum.net/forums/showpost.p...65&postcount=4
http://xlforum.net/forums/showthread.php?t=44736

A later parts book (post -70) may yield clues on years of fitment.
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Thanks to all that replied - especially regarding the cursed huge imgur photos. The first link posted by GA Ironhead told me what I need to know. Thanks again.
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It may fit up through all the right side shifter years.

Would need early cams to use it on a cone motor.
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It may fit up through all the right side shifter years.

Would need early cams to use it on a cone motor.
+ '75 and '76 with a few additional mods.
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