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P Jardine
02-05-2010, 01:56 PM
Hi guys, this has no commercial connection for me, but thought this forum would like to know....I am a member on the MEL engine forum and this came up.

Mooneyes made a polished ribbed cast aluminum valve cover for the 430 engine way back when. They stopped producing it due to lack of demand. A T Bird owner (not me) approached them to see if they would cast again, and YES if they had ten orders. I have a 430 in a Chris Craft boat, so I am getting a set. If you want a set.... contact Mooneyes directly as they are assembling a list of customers for them. Price is $285.00 a set polished.

MADE IN THE USA... and a great piece of vintage correct gear...



02-05-2010, 02:09 PM
Hi Peter!

Thanks for the information. Do you happen to have a picture of the Mooneyes valve covers? If you do, please sent it or them to me, and I can post them for the guys to see. My email is:


P Jardine
02-05-2010, 08:03 PM
Sent you a pic of the valve covers on a 59 Bird... Look for it... Cheers

02-06-2010, 02:27 AM
Here is a copy of the pic that Peter sent me regarding Mooneyes valve covers!

P Jardine
02-09-2010, 04:05 PM
An update: Moon has received orders for 19 sets, no one has had to pay yet. They are casting 25 sets. If you haven't contacted Moon yet, get going. This is probably a one shot deal. They are going to cast and polish a set and fit them on car they have access to.... valve cover gaskets will be available too, for an additional $16.50

P Jardine
03-07-2010, 12:36 PM
another update for those of you who may have ordered:

Mooneyes is behind at the forge, and is casting a total of 30 sets based on orders, but it shouldn't be too long now.

07-12-2010, 06:06 PM
They have become available. Some believe the run has been bought up but it never hurts to call-


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