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General Discussion / Re: Vac plug of some kind missing?
« Last post by ALFox on September 20, 2019, 11:31:45 pm »
vacuum hose set is available from deadnutson (77USD) and marti (20USD). Both claim theirs is correct, difference is glossy vs matte ink. Hose with blue ink goes from one port on the small fitting to the rear of shaker. The other one is plugged.
Do you have PS? Else you also need to connect a vacuum line to the threaded port on the small fitting, and then a "Gates" vacuum hose to the brake booster. (both available from deadnutson)

I also noticed that you engine gauge harness is hanging on a cable tie off the throttle cable. Correct routing is through 3 cable clips inside of valve covers.
Its too easy to overtighten those bolts, torque 4-7 ft-lb.

/Chev

Chev, thanks a lot for the info. I don’t have power steering, but when I got the car, both nipples were plugged.

I’ll take a look at that routing and get it sorted. Thanks again!
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Cobra Jet Drag Racing / Re: C6AZ-9424-M Intake Manifold
« Last post by 161854 on September 20, 2019, 12:57:23 pm »
   The sidewinder was developed for circle track use at tracks like Daytona . G forces DID cause some fuel distribution issues and the manifold was developed to curb the issue. Again , never installed on an "assembly line" engine that went into a production car. Fairlanes used "centered" carb location intakes.
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Cobra Jet Drag Racing / Re: C6AZ-9424-M Intake Manifold
« Last post by stangperformance on September 20, 2019, 11:35:38 am »
I don't have any documentation but I was told by an old time Ford racing guy that raced a Thunderbolt car back in the day out of Milton Florida. That Ford racers were having problems with maybe running lean on cylinders 6 and 7 maybe and Ford corrected that with the Sidewinder design. I was always told that that was the better performing intake to run on the 427s and 428s with a 2" open spacer to help on the big end of the Qtr. mile as opposed to the PI intake.. Some of the muscle parts look up sites shows that part number to have came factory on the 427 Fairlane and Comets as well. Not sure about that but I have one I am planning on running on a 428 in my 68 Mustang. Using an oval 427 breather since it is not an R code car that I have to worry about the Ram air not working because of the offset. Naturally on the sure enough race cars that could, were running the Medium and High riser 2x4 intakes on the big stroker engines. I think its a very good intake to run if you don't have to worry about Ram Air and originality. The one I have now is a C6AE-9425-K. I cant remember the number on the one we ran on our Mustang back then I just remember it was a Sidewinder with the offset.
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Cobra Jet Drag Racing / Re: C6AZ-9424-M Intake Manifold
« Last post by 161854 on September 20, 2019, 10:22:52 am »
    It's been too long for me to remember . I wasn't real part number focused back then but remembering the carb was offset sticks in my mind. Super Stock rules weren't as strict on manifolds like the stock classes were. IIRC there were "some" variants of the sidewinder done for Nascar which had the "regular" part number on them. Drag Council cars didn't always run "over the counter" parts as we all know.
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General Discussion / Re: Vac plug of some kind missing?
« Last post by Chev on September 20, 2019, 03:27:10 am »
vacuum hose set is available from deadnutson (77USD) and marti (20USD). Both claim theirs is correct, difference is glossy vs matte ink. Hose with blue ink goes from one port on the small fitting to the rear of shaker. The other one is plugged.
Do you have PS? Else you also need to connect a vacuum line to the threaded port on the small fitting, and then a "Gates" vacuum hose to the brake booster. (both available from deadnutson)

I also noticed that you engine gauge harness is hanging on a cable tie off the throttle cable. Correct routing is through 3 cable clips inside of valve covers.
Its too easy to overtighten those bolts, torque 4-7 ft-lb.

/Chev
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General Discussion / Re: Vac plug of some kind missing?
« Last post by ALFox on September 20, 2019, 01:23:13 am »
Ran a search pattern and found it in the road.  :o
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Cobra Jet Drag Racing / Re: C6AZ-9424-M Intake Manifold
« Last post by 70cj428 on September 19, 2019, 08:49:33 pm »
Hi Randy, do you happen to know which sidewinder casting number the SS cars were built with ?  I've been told it was the C6AE-9425-K but can't confirm it. 

Any thoughts ?
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Lost and Found / Re: Looking for a Cougar VIN 520986
« Last post by 69Hurstsc on September 19, 2019, 05:23:15 pm »
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General Discussion / Re: Vac plug of some kind missing?
« Last post by ALFox on September 19, 2019, 03:45:37 pm »
It’s a 4-speed. I’m thinking both nipples were plugged, but still not 100% sure.
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General Discussion / Re: Vac plug of some kind missing?
« Last post by Kascus on September 19, 2019, 03:24:49 pm »
Check the vacuum line going to the trans if you have a automatic.
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