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#1 JWX

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 12:45 AM

so I have a spare intake manifold and I want to port out the flange some (just make it and the adapter bigger) what should I use?

#2 Ross

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 01:04 AM

Die grinder if you have one.

#3 JWX

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 01:46 AM

I should have said that I was going to use a die grinder, but I wanted to know what stones/sanding drums to get.

#4 BobBrumby

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 03:30 AM

Could you post some pics of the work when its done, cause I was thinking of doing the same thing when i was instaling my holley?

#5 TomRhere

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 04:38 AM

I ported the (EA-82) manifold on mine when I installed the Weber, using a blunt tip rotary file mounted in an electric drill. I C-clamped the manifold to the work bench, mounted all of the spacers, adapters and what-nots using extra bolts. Then I just blended everything together to get rid of that stairstep look of the port opening. Got alittle close to the water port, but I filled it with some Liquid Aluminum, (kinda like JB Weld), after cleaning the area good, and smoothed it off level with the top of the manifold.




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