bbk ssi intake manifold ?
This is a discussion on bbk ssi intake manifold ? within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Originally Posted by mark21742 you could go a step further and have it metalic powdercoated, polished and chromed sounds like ...
08-24-2008, 05:54 AM #21
08-28-2008, 03:59 AM #22
Heat soak is a bunch of crap, idk who started complaining about it on the internet, but too many people believe what they read. the plastic intake will cool down faster, BUT, where is heatsoak going to hurt you? a 210 degree motor is going to have the same intake temps whether its aluminum or plastic. Heatsoak is a problem with carb'd apps.
Both intakes flow good. Personally i've had both and they both perform well. BBK will outflow the LS6, but not by much. Also, its got lots of room for porting. You use factory GM gaskets with the BBK intake which is also a BIG plus+. When it comes to a nitrous backfire....i know which intake i would rather have on my engine.
I ran this on my LS1 S10 and had no regrets. It looks cool, performs well, and the price is definitly affordable compared to a fast. Also, you can run either a stock T/B. or upgrade to an 85mm unlike the ls6 which would require an adapter.
08-28-2008, 05:02 AM #23
Id still like to see some one (not tied to an intake company) do a side by side(or should I say a one after the other) comparo on the same engine, with just an intake swap....dyno numbers, and real track numbers to put this to question to bed with facts once and for all
08-28-2008, 08:04 PM #24
- Join Date
- Aug 2008
- High Point NC
- 2004 GTO
on a side note, i was looking at the weiand street warrior on speed inc and saw that it will be offered in a shiny chrome-like finish. i guess thats good if you dig the look of the metal intakes but want composite.
08-29-2008, 07:48 PM #25
Heat soak might be more prevelant as opposed to the composite manifolds, but I dont think its gonna be enough of an issue where a guy shouldnt buy a metal intake that is a great deal. That BBK SSI flows more then an ls6 intake does, and you can shoot nitrous through it and if you get a backfire, not worry about blowing apart your intake. Yes the LS motors were designed with composite intakes for their benefits, but there are plenty of high performance engines with metal intakes that make plenty of power.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By Ed Blown Vert in forum Almost Anything GoesReplies: 1Last Post: 10-29-2008, 11:45 AM
By konigandy6 in forum External EngineReplies: 21Last Post: 04-03-2008, 04:46 PM
By Ed Blown Vert in forum GTOReplies: 0Last Post: 10-25-2007, 11:50 AM
By boxmonkeyracing in forum Parts For Sale / TradeReplies: 5Last Post: 07-05-2007, 03:42 PM
By Orange_crush in forum Parts For Sale / TradeReplies: 0Last Post: 03-14-2007, 09:22 PM