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Old 10-29-2008, 07:07 PM
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I know this is going to sound dumb but I believe a dumb question is one that you don't ask. If you go to my racespace and look at the engine that I have as my default there are to lines on the intake (one on each side) that run from the front to the back of the intake......what are these lines for. I just recently got this engine (421sbc) and I have seen them on engines before but have never known what they were for. Thanks in advance for the help.

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Old 10-29-2008, 07:21 PM
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without seeing the pictures it sounds like it is for the water to flow through
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Old 10-29-2008, 07:27 PM
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Sorry you can't see the pic. If I had an email I could send it to and have posted, that would be appreciated. I am just computer illiterate (sp?)

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Old 10-29-2008, 09:23 PM
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Lines running rear to front or center to front are to make cooling a little more even. Not too critical in a drag motor, but may help a little.
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Originally Posted by jmarksdragster
Lines running rear to front or center to front are to make cooling a little more even. Not too critical in a drag motor, but may help a little.
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Old 10-30-2008, 04:44 AM
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I've found they help get air out of the system faster also. Especially with a lot of drag radiators being lower than the motor.

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Originally Posted by doorracer
I've found they help get air out of the system faster also. Especially with a lot of drag radiators being lower than the motor.

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Originally Posted by bowtie4542001
Originally Posted by doorracer
I've found they help get air out of the system faster also. Especially with a lot of drag radiators being lower than the motor.

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Man that CAR [email protected]@KS Familiar........................?Yep,its sitting here in the [email protected]!
Yes those Lines are more of a Transfer cooling Line,from front to rear on the Intake.
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bowtie4542001
Originally Posted by doorracer
I've found they help get air out of the system faster also. Especially with a lot of drag radiators being lower than the motor.

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Man that CAR [email protected]@KS Familiar........................?Yep,its sitting here in the [email protected]!
Yes those Lines are more of a Transfer cooling Line,from front to rear on the Intake.
Later
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How is it going. Did you get your stuff yet????? hahaha You probably got yours like I got mine. I am glad you got the car. Need to post some pics . Did you find that bar I was talking about? Later

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