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3/10/11 11:14pm - Original Message: 'identifying intake'
scrappy78
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enterprise, AL - USA

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1978 silver anniversary vette l-48

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I have an old edelbrock performer intake. I would like to identify the specs for it but i cant find the casting number. i know its a performer but i want to know if its an older design or one of the newer ones
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3/10/11 11:52pm - Reply: 'identifying intake'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Prolly won't have a casting number, per-se, but it should have the Edelbrock part number cast into it somewhere.
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3/11/11 11:20am - Reply: 'identifying intake'
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If I remember, the basic difference between the old Performer and the current one is the older has larger size runners.  Edelbrock said the new design with smaller diameter runners increases fuel charge velocity for better combustion efficiency.  Whether there's a practical, real world difference I have no idea, but Edelbrock does make great stuff.

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3/12/11 12:37am - Reply: 'identifying intake'
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enterprise, AL - USA

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1978 silver anniversary vette l-48

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here's a link to some pics of the intake but there not great and its still on the car.

http://s1127.photobucket.com/albums/l632/happycamp78/intake/

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