1976 Mark IV valve cover calibration sticker/label

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1976 Mark IV valve cover calibration sticker/label

Postby kdtbird » Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:45 am

Anyone know if the engine calibration sticker on the valve cover is reproduced? I have seen one similar but not exact. Mine says "GK 469 AC". Any ideas on how to reproduce one myself that will survive under the hood? The original is still on the valve cover but the cover need to be repainted. Car was made Jan, 1976
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Re: 1976 Mark IV valve cover calibration sticker/label

Postby action » Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:50 am

I do not know of anyone reproducing those. Just because there are SO many combinations.

Some thoughts
I believe that label is more like treated paper in those years.

What you might explore is a non-automotive business that can copy the data on to paper or even treated paper. From a high quality photo or the original label on the cover.
Or once copied find a coating that can be used.
May be similar to packing tape that can be applied. However packing tape will not hold up

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Re: 1976 Mark IV valve cover calibration sticker/label

Postby RMAENV » Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:00 am

why don't you take a close up picture, measure the label and take it over to Fast Signs or a place like it. Not sure where you are but just google fast signs and your state.
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Re: 1976 Mark IV valve cover calibration sticker/label

Postby Dan Szwarc » Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:52 am

I’m creating my own for my Mercury based on the VIN, motor options, carb, build date, etc.

They make them for Mustangs. Few people would know the correct tag for any given car vs. a generic one, so do your research or just buy the Mustang sticker.

Looks similar to this:
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