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Hot Rods 327 Intake Recommdeation

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by harleycontracter, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. the manifold is sold. still have the exhaust and balancer for you l-79 fans
  2. C4B or C3Bx, both nice manifolds. I have a couple. I think they came in either left or right fill tubes
  3. harleycontracter
    Joined: Aug 25, 2007
    Posts: 1,995


    Got the intake from Racer-X Thanks for the info guys........
  4. Raunchy
    Joined: Apr 16, 2007
    Posts: 378


    In terms of performance the best by a noticeable amount for me was the Offenhauser Port O Sonic. Hard to find now. I finally found one for a 327 I am putting together . Great manifolds. Everyone has their favorites. I don't think you could go wrong with the Factory aluminum , they have good torque.
  5. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 15,162

    from oregon

    You know the best engineers of the time designed them; considering the aftermarket stood on the shoulders of GM's guys for years, cutting and dicing those intakes to keep the fires burning on the dragstrips clear through the late 60's.
  6. These ^^^^^ and their cast iron brothers are exceptional intakes on a 327. Of course I have a real soft spot for L79 parts so maybe I am not a good barometer. ;)
  7. malibumonte78
    Joined: Nov 17, 2011
    Posts: 263


    I have found three of those at swap meets in the last three years. I have bought them all. The first one I run on my 57 wagon, it does not have the part number "WCSVQ" or whatever under the Say-why-and. Earlier production? Extremely pleased with that intake, thus the buying two more. IMG_0217.JPG
  8. BigDogSS
    Joined: Jan 8, 2009
    Posts: 910

    from SoCal

    I would recommend going with a "closed-PCV" system, as opposed to an "open-PCV" system to keep your engine bay cleaner..
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2016

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