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Thread: is the sniper bbc intake really that much better than rest

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    is the sniper bbc intake really that much better than rest

    sniper for conventional heads. How is it with just a port match over the edelbrock and dart?

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    May 2003
    Coldwater, MI
    I think so, just depends on the size of the motor for the sniper. A few other I have talked to switched from a super victor to the sniper jr on there 540's and gain 15-25hp both port matched.

    I have 3 intakes, sniper, 454 R Eldebrock and a Super Victor. I went with the Sniper and have yet to try any of the others on my now.
    David Lanning
    IHRA NHRA 387B

    Fleenor Racing Transmission
    Lanning Electric
    Complete Drag Car Wiring
    APD Race Engines

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    Administrator RACING JUNKIE bjuice's Avatar
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    Greenville s.c.
    i checked into getting a sniper before i purchased my 454r.....i was told that the sniper would have been a better suit for the larger CI motor 555+
    i happened to have a 511ci so i chose the 454r..

    what size motor you have ?


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    i have ran the 454 r on a 427 and 481 in a 2700lb car 427 ran 9.50 481 9.10 intake was just gasket matched thats all. was wondering also about sniper jr.on motors under 540 cu.

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