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Author Topic:   Which Intake To Run?
flanndad#17
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posted February 06, 2005 07:09 PM  
My track just opened up the rules on intake manifolds, we are allowed to alluminum.

Running a 406 Chevy, 6,000 rpm, 3/8 mile track. Running a 550 lift cam 106 duration.

I have a cast iron marine intake on my car.
I also have a Torker II in the garage.

Which would be your choice?

The marine is a good intake, but the torker will save alot of weight off the front end.

hobby10k
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posted February 06, 2005 09:12 PM  
I would use the torker intake....

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iowatoolman
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posted February 07, 2005 02:05 AM  
that or a victor jr or maybe a super victor jr

depends on rpm's high and low

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racin78p
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posted February 07, 2005 11:46 PM  
Torker II. Save the weight.

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Flanndad
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posted February 08, 2005 04:55 AM  
I was thinking the Torker II also, just wasn't sure if I would be giving up some bottom end torque.
The torker II has a little higher RPM range than I used, but I may have to just bump up the gears some.

racin78p
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posted February 08, 2005 05:23 AM  
Your 406 with the Torker II should develope better torque than with the cast iron intake. Cam spec's, timing, ect. all play the role in truly deciding how much better (or if) it can be. Just an educated guess here. Race on.

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Raz_900
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posted February 08, 2005 07:34 PM  
Use the Torker and a 1" spacer. The plenum on the Torker is pretty short and the airflow needs that extra 1" to get turned and into the ports.

On a 406, it should run pretty hard up to 6200ish or so, then the small runners will start to hold it back. It'll turn over that, just won't make any more power, just more noise/wear.

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