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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:54 pm    Post subject: Intake manifold Reply with quote

Why does this manifold have a small pipe connecting the left and right intake ports?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Intake manifold Reply with quote

It's a balance tube. It helps keep all 4 cylinders to get fuel at idle. All single throat dual carbs need them for idle

thats the simple answer
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Intake manifold Reply with quote

Erik G wrote:
It's a balance tube. It helps keep all 4 cylinders to get fuel at idle. All single throat dual carbs need them for idle

thats the simple answer



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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Intake manifold Reply with quote

it also helps with the sync at idle...and a little higher up too.
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