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Intake and Carb for a GM goodwrench 260 hp

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by oldiron73, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. oldiron73
    Joined: May 26, 2009
    Posts: 400

    oldiron73
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    from WISCONSIN

    Just picked up a 260 horse GM goodwrench engine. Just wondering what intake and what size carb work best for this engine.
    Thanks.......
     
  2. brokenspoke
    Joined: Jul 26, 2005
    Posts: 2,917

    brokenspoke
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    I use a edlebrock preformer and edlebrock 1406....works good for me
     
  3. and add a better cam and a set of headers
     
  4. Weiand 8125 Street Warrior Intake with the Spread bore flange, and the Holley 6210 Spread bore 650 carb. That intake is available in Everbright and Polished finish as well. TR
     

  5. wingman9
    Joined: Dec 30, 2009
    Posts: 804

    wingman9
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    from left coast

    I run this motor with an Edelbrock Performer and a Quadrajet. Works slick. Use a small head distributor with the GM module and it will even look somewhat traditional.
     
  6. c-10 simplex
    Joined: Aug 24, 2009
    Posts: 1,364

    c-10 simplex
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    Yes, i was going to suggest edelbrock performer rpm and quadrajet.


    2) But let's define what is intended by "what intake and what size carb work best with for this engine?"

    3) i was able to turn a 16.8 E.T. with this engine using a stock iron q-jet manifold and q-jet. 3800lbs and 2.56 rear diff gear. Some wheelspin. dual exhaust but stock exhaust manifolds.
     
  7. Ding... ding... ding!

    Winner!

    Not much engine here so this question is best answered with the K.I.S.S.!
     

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