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I'm looking for an aluminum intake manifold to replace the original cast iron one on my 69. Same street driven lower RPM range as factory.

Does anyone have experience with one that uses the original air cleaner assembly without having problems with hood clearance?

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4 hours ago, Boss429Dreamer said:

I believe the Edelbrock Performer is equivalent to the cast iron beast on our 351W. From what I've read...

The carb pad height might be close to original.  But, the Performer intake moves the carb forward quite a bit.  That might cause interference with the distributor.

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East York - I am considering a shaker set up, but I like my Performer RPM, did you use a stock shaker set-up for a 351W?   I know some friends who have modified the shaker ass'y to fit under the hood.   

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Thanks.  I am not anxious to change out my intake if I don't have to, lot of plumbing and wiring to move.   I am going to Carlisle in June and will go talk to the "Ram Air Man" to see if I can use a combination of parts to lower the Windsor setup.  You think if get an inch out of it, will it clear?  

 

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On 4/27/2021 at 3:55 PM, Vicfreg said:

I have an Edelbrock Performer RPM manifold with no issues.  Have one of them on my '68 also.  Weiand Stealth is also a good manifold.

 

 

 

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ugh, I envy your engine bay.. can you share what type MC you are using? 

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Yes, I tried 2 modern master cylinders out as the stock one was really close to my shock tower with my dual brake booster.   I got one for a mid-1990's Ford Explorer and one from a mid-1990's Ford Ranger.   I used the reservoir from one, and the body from another. I used the body that had the fittings connections on the drivers side, and the flat reservoir.   After I did that, I figured out the one in the link below would fit directly.   You need to get the metric standard brake line adaptors.  The bore and rod length are the same as the '70 Mustang.  The only modification I had to do was slightly enlarge the mounting holes.  

I think I did a post on this,  I will look for it.

Dorman M390269 New Brake Master Cylinder

 

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The engine bay was media blasted and primed with PPG primer, final coat PPG single stage satin black.  It's really easy to touch up with aftermarket black satin paint

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On 5/3/2021 at 5:04 PM, Vicfreg said:

Yes, I tried 2 modern master cylinders out as the stock one was really close to my shock tower with my dual brake booster.   I got one for a mid-1990's Ford Explorer and one from a mid-1990's Ford Ranger.   I used the reservoir from one, and the body from another. I used the body that had the fittings connections on the drivers side, and the flat reservoir.   After I did that, I figured out the one in the link below would fit directly.   You need to get the metric standard brake line adaptors.  The bore and rod length are the same as the '70 Mustang.  The only modification I had to do was slightly enlarge the mounting holes.  

I think I did a post on this,  I will look for it.

Dorman M390269 New Brake Master Cylinder

 

Why would you use this Master ?

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