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Jozz
Larry Jozwik

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02/09/2019 03:35PM

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Buick v6 intake and carbs
Posted by: Jozz
Date: February 09, 2019 03:48PM

I am building a Karma GT kit car. The engine of choice is a Buick Grand National V6, but I am trying to get away from the trubo. I have attached a picture of a intake that looks it could hold weber carbs. I found this picture on the web but there was no info on it as to manfacture. Is there anyone if the group might know the info on that part.

Thanks
Jozz


intake.jpg


MGBV8
Carl Floyd
Kingsport, TN
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10/23/2007 11:32PM

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79 MGB, Buick 215

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Re: Buick v6 intake and carbs
Posted by: MGBV8
Date: February 09, 2019 05:50PM

Just going by the mounting holes, it doesn't look like it to me. Unless, it is the bottom half of a two piece manifold.


mgb260
Jim Nichols
Sequim,WA
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02/29/2008 08:29PM

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1973 MGB roadster 260 Ford V8

Re: Buick v6 intake and carbs
Posted by: mgb260
Date: February 09, 2019 07:06PM

Your pic is of the bottom half of a 3800 intake, won't fit the older 3.8. I always thought the turbo intake could be modified for a 4 barrel carb. Of course there are aftermarket intakes.
Turbo V6 intake.jpg



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02/09/2019 11:58PM by mgb260.


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Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
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10/12/2007 02:16AM

Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: Buick v6 intake and carbs
Posted by: Moderator
Date: February 09, 2019 11:10PM

Welcome to BritishV8!

Karma GT's are VERY cool looking cars. I bet you're having a lot of fun with your project.

I see that both of the manifolds above have bosses for fuel injectors...

Looking closer, the two manifolds have very different port spacing.

I don't believe the first manifold mates to Buick Grand National cylinder heads.


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