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Edelbrock 7516 Performer RPM Air-Gap Vortec S/B Chevy Intake Manifold

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Specs
Material Type:
Aluminum
Overall Height:
5.25
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Port Height:
2.05
MFG. Part #:
7516
Intake Manifold Type:
Dual Plane
Carburetor Quantity:
One
Carburetor Flange Type:
4-Barrel Square Bore
Notes
Fits 1996 and later Vortec cast iron heads or Edlebrock E-Tec aluminum heads.
Edelbrock 7516 Performer RPM Air-Gap Vortec S/B Chevy Intake Manifold
Edelbrock 7516 Performer RPM Air-Gap Vortec S/B Chevy Intake Manifold

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Edelbrock 7516 Performer RPM Air-Gap Vortec S/B Chevy Intake Manifold

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Based on the proven Performer RPM Vortec, this single four-barrel intake is designed for 262-400 c.i.d. Chevy V8s with 1996 and later Vortec (L31) cast iron or Edelbrock E-Tec aluminum heads. The unique Air-Gap design separates the hot engine valley from the air/fuel mixture for a cooler, denser charge and more power throughout the rpm range.

An external water bypass boss is machined into the front of the water crossover for use on 1996 and later Vortec production engines. Includes rear water outlets, nitrous bosses, a temp sensor boss that clears all waternecks, two distributor clamp locations and a heater outlet boss that's angled for proper fit over the valve cover.

  • Accepts 1976 and later alternator and air-conditioning brackets
  • For square-bore carbs
  • No provision for exhaust-heated chokes and no exhaust crossover
  • Will not fit under stock Corvette hood

Edelbrock Intake Manifold Installation Instructions (PDF)

Notes

  • Recommended Intake Gasket:  GM # 89017465
  • Manifold Height @ Front:  4.20"
  • Manifold Height @ Rear:  5.25"
  • Carb Pad Height:  4.725"
  • Stock brackets will require modification to fit the upright manifold bolt holes
  • Port exit dimensions:  2.05" tall (odd shaped width)

Specs

  • Recommended Intake Gasket:  GM # 89017465
  • Manifold Height @ Front:  4.20"
  • Manifold Height @ Rear:  5.25"
  • Carb Pad Height:  4.725"
  • Stock brackets will require modification to fit the upright manifold bolt holes
  • Port exit dimensions:  2.05" tall (odd shaped width)

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Manifold features rear water outlets, two distributor clamp locations and nitrous bosses. Accepts all 1976 and later alternator and A/C brackets for the street. The heater outlet boss is angled for proper fit over the valve cover. The temp sensor boss clears all waternecks.

  • For square-bore carburetors only
  • No provision for exhaust-heated chokes and no exhaust crossover
  • Not for 1987 and later cast iron heads
  • Will not fit under stock Corvette hood

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