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Technical 6x2 intake design question?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by teddyt, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. teddyt
    Joined: Sep 24, 2010
    Posts: 99

    from U.S.

    I have an Edelbrock MLp61 6x2 for my 62 389 and have some questions about the design vs other 6x2's on the market. So basically I was wondering why does my intake have 3 crossovers when other designs only have 2,.... like a lot of the Drag Stars? Also, crossovers are almost 2' in diameter when my last Drag Star's crossovers were 1/2 that diameter. Does my MLP-61 have any advantages or disadvantages to having 3 large crossovers,......or does it all depend on the engine that it was designed for? Thanks for your thoughts on the matter.
  2. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
    Posts: 8,648


    Here's similar design log intake with those large diameter balance tubes. Don't know the science behind it and other versions with only two (2) tubes and smaller diameter.


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