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Intake manifold adaptors

Post by Chris Craft crazy » Fri 25. Sep 2009, 17:36

FYI

I talked to Slovers Porting in Sun Valley california the other day in regards to 430 cast aluminum valve covers, (see the other thread) and Michael informed me he also makes adaptors so that an 460 FE engine manifold can be used on the 430..This is a duplicate of the information posted on the valve covers thread in this section, but important separate info.

$350 bucks a set.

Here is the address

Slovers Porting
10953 Tuxford St
Unit 14
Sun Valley
California
91352
MEL Marine division... and if you thought MEL car parts were scarce....

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Post by Theo » Fri 25. Sep 2009, 18:16

Chris Craft crazy wrote:FYI
..... also makes adaptors so that an 460 FE engine manifold can be used on the 430..
A 460 is not an FE engine. It's a 385 series engine.
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Post by Shelby#18 » Fri 25. Sep 2009, 23:24

I can't believe it, my factory is about 10 minutes from that place. I'll have to visit it after I get back from Texas. Got some speed events I'm participating in. :D

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Post by Theo » Sat 26. Sep 2009, 01:24

Hey Rick, any more info about your races? Pics?
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Re: Intake manifold adaptors

Post by Treinarts » Mon 28. Sep 2009, 08:36

I have a set. Casually looking at swap meets for a 460 victor, motorsport or dual quad intake.
As soon as I find one, I' ll get a picture out. TJR

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Post by vanscooter » Mon 1. Mar 2010, 17:50

I talked to SLovers today regarding the intake manifold adapters. They said they are having problems with distributor clearance. The only dist they knew that cleared was a boat unit ( ? ). He said they are going to revisit this and try to modify it. His quote was he didn't want to sell something that had to be modified when bought brand new. They guys are so great. He is so honest. I wish more companys were like these guys. I have sent back so much crap over the years.
I love their valve covers I got from them.

Slovers rocks !!!!!!!!!

Keep us posted, vanscooter

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Re: Intake manifold adaptors

Post by KULTULZ » Fri 12. Mar 2010, 09:43

I would like to know how water/coolant flow was modified. A 460 intake has no rear coolant passover. Coolant flow is completely different.

Runner style used-

EDELBROCK AIR-GAP (HOT STREET)
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Re: Intake manifold adaptors

Post by vanscooter » Mon 15. Mar 2010, 17:04

On my small block race motors I drilled and tapped for nipples and hose to make a cross over. Very simple.

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Post by KULTULZ » Mon 2. Aug 2010, 07:32

Has there been any update on these adapters? Any photos?

The MEL and 460 have the same runner to runner spread so they should be viable. How did SLOVER handle the transition between the 460 round ports and the MEL square ports? Was there any specific instruction(s) for modifying internal coolant flow?

Check out the adapter plates shown below and how they allow for runner transition-

http://www.pricemotorsport.com/assets/i ... -11web.jpg

A460 CYL HEAD SIDE of Plate-

http://www.pricemotorsport.com/assets/images/-111C.jpg

-PRICE MOTORSPORT-

Go To Intake Adapters and Distributor kit-

:|

What's with no BB IMAGE CODE? Place is still aggravating...

Anyone with info please E-MAIL ME... KULTULZ@msn.com

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Post by buddy67lincoln » Sun 17. Oct 2010, 20:03

KULTULZ wrote:Has there been any update on these adapters? Any photos?

The MEL and 460 have the same runner to runner spread so they should be viable. How did SLOVER handle the transition between the 460 round ports and the MEL square ports? Was there any specific instruction(s) for modifying internal coolant flow?

Check out the adapter plates shown below and how they allow for runner transition-

http://www.pricemotorsport.com/assets/i ... -11web.jpg

A460 CYL HEAD SIDE of Plate-

http://www.pricemotorsport.com/assets/images/-111C.jpg

-PRICE MOTORSPORT-

Go To Intake Adapters and Distributor kit-

:|

What's with no BB IMAGE CODE? Place is still aggravating...

Anyone with info please E-MAIL ME... KULTULZ@msn.com
Might need to call Slovers Kultulz. I wish we could see an actual set.

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