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Old 07-22-2004, 16:41   #1 (permalink)
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Okay guys things are starting to come along nicely now, got a new job pays well so time to "invest" some more money.

Im looking for the best manifold I can get, money now puts me in the <450 mark but can stretch a tad if needed. Its for a 351C with 302cc heads.
And a kickarse carbie to match, whats better mechanical secondaries or mechanical?

approx prices and some names would be wonderfull, this is short term research, wanna purchase these next weekend if I can get the info in time.

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Old 07-22-2004, 16:49   #2 (permalink)
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Oh another thing, whats the go with vacume tanks? been told I need one but also heard/read somewhere about manifolds that have them onboad, so whats the go there?
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Old 07-22-2004, 22:55   #3 (permalink)
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A weiand Xcellerator/big hyd or small solid cam should get you where you want to be. You'll need nothing less than a 750cfm carby DP's easier to deal with.

Vac tank makes the brakes work better when running a decent sized cam. I have no issues with my brakes.

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I would use the Parker Funnelweb, this webpage tests it against the Weiand:
http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2...eb/index.shtml



The CHI is as good as the Funnelweb, so i hear :
http://www.chiheads.com/main.html





And depending on your cam/headwork, a 750 dp should be fine.
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Depends on whether Mik Gan wants to be underbonnet or not?

Out of bonnet
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Funnel web
CHI

Under bonnet
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Weiand Xcellerator

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Im looking for the best manifold I can get,

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I did not consider the clearance Brenden, i just read the above bit and my imagination went wild :).
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I did not consider the clearance Brendan, i just read the above bit and my imagination went wild :).
Under bonnets good but out of the bonnet looks better and develops more torque generally

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I've gone the other way. I am sticking to the under bonnet option. The aim is to make strong power with the lower manifold. Ive got a 2v weiand, and they can work really good with the correct set up. I should have mine on the road sunday. The new C4 is all fitted up with just a couple of things to go. When i sort it a bit, i will dyno it and see how the weiand goes.
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I am also keeping mine under the bonnet, with an Holley Strip Dominator (4v).
This is it here with n2O rails in place, all fits under nicely.

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choice of air cleaner has as much to do with under bonnet clearance from what I have seen.
There are plent of Funnelweb equipped clevos that are all underbonnet. Have a look at the next all ford day
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