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Old 01-07-2005, 02:34   #1 (permalink)
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Inlet manifolds?

I currently run a Wieand Xcellerator on my AFD 2v alloy headed 351 XD.

There is no room to run even a 1" spacer under the carby with K & N Extreme filter only clearing the stock bonnet by 1/4".

I will shortly be replacing the Pacy tri y's with Pacy 1 & 3/4" 4 into 1's which run into the full twin 2 & 1/2" mandrel bent system. Cam is Comp Cams solid 248/248 @ 50 with 605/605 lift and 110 lobe sep.

As I have a couple of spare bonnets that I can hack a hole into and run a scoop, what options do I have for better performance inlet manifold and what sort of benefit could I expect from whatever you recommend?
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Strap a new driver in !! gotta be good for a 1/2 sec at the creek, he he he
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Strap a new driver in !! gotta be good for a 1/2 sec at the creek, he he he
Some passes at the creek where there is rubber down for traction would be good for more than 1/2 sec instead of trying to launch on dusty breakdown lanes and laying 100 metres of rubber would be a better idea

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Some passes at the creek where there is rubber down for traction would be good for more than 1/2 sec instead of trying to launch on dusty breakdown lanes and laying 100 metres of rubber would be a better idea

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Bolt on a TFC manifold. I've seen one on an AFD headed car and it went well. Definately an out of the bonnet job though.

The weiand likes a 1" spacer. My guess is the runners are too short but I've head people say the runners are too long??

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Bolt on a TFC manifold. I've seen one on an AFD headed car and it went well. Definately an out of the bonnet job though.

The weiand likes a 1" spacer. My guess is the runners are too short but I've head people say the runners are too long??

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Who/what does TFC stand for? Do they have a web site?

What is the website for that Melb mob (out in the suburbs) where they actually show the retail prices for what they sell?
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Manufacturer is -> total flow cylinder heads

[edit] And your local stockist is --> http://www.sjperformance.com.au. The same place I am buying my Caltracs from

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Manufacturer is -> total flow cylinder heads

[edit] And your local stockist is --> http://www.sjperformance.com.au. The same place I am buying my Caltracs from

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No that is not the site I,m looking for. This one lists all their parts and has the prices but buggered if I can remember the name of it
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I gather it's http://www.vpwmailorder.com your looking for??

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Bolt on a TFC manifold. I've seen one on an AFD headed car and it went well. Definately an out of the bonnet job though.

The weiand likes a 1" spacer. My guess is the runners are too short but I've head people say the runners are too long??

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Its both actually!!!

The runners for 2,3,6 and 7 are too short, which means the runners for 1,4,5 and 8 are too long in comparison.

The funnelweb fixed that issue, thats the manifold i'd be after if I was upgrading from an xcellerator.
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