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Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 141
posted February 24, 2003 10:26 PM UIN: 348044304
Looking for cast iron intake for vortec heads small block 350.

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Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 184
posted February 24, 2003 11:06 PM
how many do you want i have both 4bbl and 2bbl along with a 2bbl canadian

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 408
posted February 25, 2003 09:51 AM
There is no such thing as a 2bbl or Canadian cast iron intake that is made for Vortec heads.
The older style intake ports won't line up properly with Vortec heads even tho you can drill and tap the heads so they'll bolt up.

Just an "FYI" there...

The only cast iron intake made that is not a TBI intake is a 4bbl quadrajet pattern intake
that bears a GM casting number but is made in China.
There are (I'm told) marine intakes that are used on Mercruiser engines with Vortec heads that will work. No clue on price or availability (or whether they're even legal or not).

Hope that helps.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 13
posted February 25, 2003 02:50 PM
our track is now letting them use a brezenky cast four barrel intake for the vortec heads

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 19
posted February 27, 2003 09:28 AM
I bought mine from Sallee Chevrolet in Oregon. $185.00. Found them online, it's a Quad pattern straight down bolt intake, yes cast in China and prob. machined in U.S. It isn't very tall, so I run 1 inch spacer and adapter. You will want to clean the ports or have someone else do it. Mine needed a good gasket matching to say the least. Did it myself with a dremel and did all I could reach. Part #14097499, this is NOT a good Chevy part #. Intake gasket Fel-Pro 1255.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 74
posted February 27, 2003 08:53 PM
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