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Author Topic:   Aluminum or Cast Intake?
posted May 04, 2003 09:28 AM
When I pull the motor apart looking for the water problem, I'm wondering about my intake manifold.
Our track opened up the rules on intake manifold's.
I'm running a torque monster 406 chevy, with a GM high rise marine intake, with a 1/2" 4 hole spacer. Which is very heavy and i'm over minumum weight.
I do have a Torquer II intake in the garage, which i believe is better for top end.
Question is I will save 20 or 30 lbs but will i hurt the torque of this motor.
Would this be a good swap or not?

posted May 04, 2003 03:52 PM
20-30 lbs off the front of an already nose heavy car is always a good thing, I'd use the aluminum one. Just my 2 cents..loojack

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posted May 04, 2003 09:04 PM
i agree anytime you can take weight off the front of these beasts it's worth it if you did lose any torque it would be equilized by more rear % anyway

posted May 04, 2003 09:13 PM
you are also gonna help your torque range with the open intake