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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 4th, 01, 08:04 AM Thread Starter
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I have a 1969 SS396 with a Edelbrock RPM Performer intake and a Edelbrock 750cfm Carburetor (#1407). I am looking to add cowl induction air cleaner on it. I have the cowl hood and was wondering if anyone else was running this setup and if it had any clearance problems with the hood.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 4th, 01, 09:46 AM
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You should be fine.....my small block doesn't even go up in the cowl on mine. Just make sure the motor mounts are the correct ones for your engine

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old May 4th, 01, 02:32 PM
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I have the proformer Rpm intake and the 600cmf carb with a one 1in space and a 3in tall air cleaner and it just bearly sitis in the cawl. You will have tons of room. I have so much room I am going to ad a 2in spacer to raise it up some more so i can get a cold charge.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old May 5th, 01, 04:41 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks a lot guys. I was thinking I should have enough room, but with the cowl induction parts costing so much, I wanted to be sure before I ordered them.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old May 5th, 01, 05:53 AM
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I have a 396, Edelbrock Performer 2.0 manifold, Holley 750 DP with a 1" spacer, cowl induction hood. It's close on my hood. The wing nut would just touch the hood when the engine torgued.
I replaced the wing nut with a standard nut; no problems at all now. Just make sure the carb stud isn't too long.

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