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How Edelbrock makes its signature aluminum intake manifolds

Edelbrock is one of the best-known speed equipment parts in the business and has been churning out parts in southern California since 1938. That’s when Vic Edelbrock, Sr. first began designing speed parts for the flathead V-8 in his own land-speed racing 1932 Ford.

 

While the company now produces carburetors, water pumps, and superchargers—along with cylinder heads for engines not supported by many aftermarket parts suppliers—Edelbrock's cast-aluminum intakes are, without a doubt, its signature product. If you’ve owned a carbureted car powered by an American V-8 engine, odds are you’ve used an Edelbrock intake manifold or thought about installing one.

 

We were invited to see how Edelbrock turns an ingot of aluminum into an intake manifold. Follow along as we visit two Edelbrock facilities in California to see how it’s done.  Read more: https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/how-edelbrock-makes-its-signature-aluminum-intake... 

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I agree with the other posters, this was a great article but would really have been super great if it had been presented as a video. Class room instructions are great but hands on and seeing is much better. Keep up the good work!

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