If your thinking of going down this route on the MC bar why not drop it down another inch and mount it directly to the towers and not have to mess with the air cleaner offset? Your a tinkerer looking for the coolest solution and I think that's awesome. Me, I bent it out of the way and moved on to the next problem.Getting there.
The offset air cleaner base seems to solve a few problems. I bought it just to mock up. It's a super cheap one and the bell mouth is way too square to flow best. I might look for one with similar dimensions but a more well rounded bell mouth.
The normal monte carlo bar fouls the distributor bad! lol I like Nailbender's idea. But in looking at the car there is a space between the distributor and the air cleaner that's a couple of inches rearward of where the normal bar would go. I mocked up the idea in green tape. Of course I will use proper black electrical tape for the final version. lol
Any thoughts about moving the monte carlo back like this? Seems like it'll work. The bar is actually more on the inner fender that the normal position.
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On the valve cover subject, I bought and returned a half dozen sets of aftermarket valve covers. On every set the breather baffle was a half assed at best after thought that was basically useless in regards to keeping oil in the engine. I ended up using the original valve covers with the functional breather baffle and a 3/4" aluminum spacer below to clear the roller rockers.
Oh, the PF4 is still awesome!