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I am not that much into those stainless steel decorative engine covers, but one of our forum members posted a photo of his Z06 with a stainless alternator cover made by American Car Craft (ACC) here in Florida.

These covers are made from highly polished 304 stainless, but this forum member had one that had been powdercoated satin black and it looked pretty good on his LS7.

So, I purchased the same cover and painted it with a light texture / satin black color 'Rust-Oleum' rattle can ... turned out pretty neat and it matches the black color and texture of my Holley valve covers and the supercharger. These alternator covers fit all C6s except the LS9 engine ... I did have to modify mine with a cut-off wheel because of the supercharger that's on the car.

Link: https://www.corvettepartsandaccessor...ver-perforated

Kind of "Industrial" looking

What do ya think ??






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At least it's not chrome.
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Looks like a perfect match. I am not into a
lot of being either. Very nice
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BTW .....

Here is a photo of the alternator cover I was talking about that was installed on the Z06 ...

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Looks good!


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At least it's not chrome.




What falls onto alternator that you need a cover?
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Originally Posted by hawkgfr View Post

What falls onto alternator that you need a cover?
Small piece of falling space debris ? ?
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Angry Hamster ? ?
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Originally Posted by Turbo6TA View Post
Small piece of falling space debris ? ?
what happens if the debris falls though one of the holes?
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Originally Posted by hawkgfr View Post

what happens if the debris falls though one of the holes?)
God's will ....

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Looks good, matches with all the mods. under your hood.
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I like it!
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You know you can buy that same cover already powdercoated black from a vendor? I have that cover and they look really good!!
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I like how the Magnuson looks better.
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Well done!
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Thank you everyone for your input ....

If I had unlimited funds, I could have installed one of those expensive, fancy-schmancy alternators that really look high tech ... then I would never need to cover it up.

But, since my OEM alternator works perfectly (car's only got 19,000 miles on it), I just can't justify replacing it ..... So, I just partially covered it up
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Originally Posted by Todds427 View Post

You know you can buy that same cover already powdercoated black from a vendor? I have that cover and they look really good!!
I read somewhere that someone was selling it in black powdercoat, but I never could find out who the vendor was.
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