intake manifold


: a manifold that brings fuel and air into an engine

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Recent Examples on the Web Topped with twin Holley 650 cfm carburetors on an aluminum intake manifold, the big-block officially developed 355 hp and 420 ft lbs of torque, though these were conservative numbers in the spirit of the times. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 3 Oct. 2023 The lightweight plastic intake manifold takes advantage of this change with tuned intake runners and smooth interior surfaces. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 7 Sep. 2023 In addition, the 911 gets a different intake manifold with a crossover pipe connecting the left and right plenum chambers. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 28 July 2023 Hard points represent equipment that has to be in the car, such as the top of the intake manifold and the battery. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 20 June 2023 The mill is fitted with an Edelbrock Performer intake manifold, Carter 750 carburetor, thermostatic electric radiator fan and mated to a five-speed manual that sends power to the rear axle, according to the auction house. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 25 May 2023 The engine also gets the same intake manifold, oil filter adapter, and engine oil cooler as the GT350. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 The only room left for the pumps and alternator is at the rear of the block where they are belt-driven from a jackshaft that runs back along the top of the intake manifold. Car and Driver, 13 Jan. 2023 In addition to its three-stage porting, the intake manifold was designed to take maximum advantage of the rotary's very strong intake pulsations (stronger than a piston engine's, because the ports open more quickly and are not obstructed by valves). Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 1 Feb. 2023

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“Intake manifold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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