'05 DeVille, Two Black Cam Covers?

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Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion Discussion, '05 DeVille, Two Black Cam Covers? in Cadillac Engine Discussion; While my '01 STS is in for front suspension issues and possibly an intermediate shaft replacement, my loaner is an ...
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    '05 DeVille, Two Black Cam Covers?

    While my '01 STS is in for front suspension issues and possibly an intermediate shaft replacement, my loaner is an '05 DeVille. I noticed that BOTH cam covers are black. When did they start doing this? I've always known the front (left) cam cover to be painted silver, and the rear (right) cam cover to be black. But on the '05, both are black.

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    Submariner409 is offline If it won't run, chrome it
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    Re: '05 DeVille, Two Black Cam Covers?

    Had to be after '03, or a running change when the bean counters figured it was cheaper to paint them both the same color at the same time...........

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