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intake manifold

a collection of tubes through which the fuel-air mixture flows from the carburetor or fuel injector to the intake valves of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine. Unabridged
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  • First, the intake manifold came off and was bolted to the clutch housing so the carburetor mounting flange faced skyward.

    Solomon's Orbit William Carroll
  • All he used was vacuum in the intake manifold, drawing pressure from the outlet side of the exhaust.

    Solomon's Orbit William Carroll

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