Long Awaited Upgrade... (edelbrock Intake)

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  1. spirockp

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    Engine was rebuilt 10k miles ago. It already has an Edelbrock Performer Cam and a new Holly 4160 Carb. Now it will have a new Edelbrock Performer Intake.

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    very good. take care installing the intake, remember that you can install the intake without removing the distributor.
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    Nice add! I'm interested in your thoughts on the Holley 4160. Does it perform well? Thinking about the same carb for my build.
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    the 4160 series holley carbs are good ones, but they are jetted somewhat rich out of the box for most combinations, so be prepared for a rejetting exercise. imo the edelbrock performer carb is a better street carb than the holley.
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    I have been running that carb for 8 years now. Never re-jetted it, just do minor air fuel mixture adjustments. Love it.
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    Intake install complete. It sure does take a lot longer when you clean everything before you put it back on. Runs great. The motor definitely feels like it runs much more freely.

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    Before I added in the antifreeze I flushed the system. (Big mistake.) Now I have to change the heater core and radiator due to leaks. :notnice:

    Here's a completed picture.

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    That's actually a good thing .you found the leaks before they opened up on you away from home and left you stranded .
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