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blower positioning

Postby Fiddler » Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:46 am

871 hampton blower standard helix standard opening on comp bds intake, will moving it back on manifold help performance? and if so how far should i move it back and what kind of hp gains could i expect? thanks for input Eddie aka fiddler
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Re: blower positioning

Postby draglist » Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:20 pm

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Re: blower positioning

Postby SLICK VIC » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:29 pm

The purpose of using a set back intake manifold is to help balance out the charge to each cylinder, yes it helps.
Now depending on your current intake ( openings, runners, and spacing ) moving the blower back on this intake itself may have no actual gains, and you will probly wind up needing a spacer plate to cover up any exposed opening at the front of your intake.
You would need a specific intake that was designed as, and for use as a set back,..Yes there are gains with this type of intake.

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