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ColdCityMustang 03-29-2008 10:17 AM

BBK SSI anyone?
 
Has anyone used the BBK SSi intake on there car? The car I want to put it on is supercharged and somone once told me that BBK intakes leak or don't form good seals? So really has anyone ran any BBK intake on a boosted application or know somone who has?

bighungrymatt 03-29-2008 11:02 AM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
I personally have not used it, but from what I have read in the past, its probably best to stay away from it

WhiteWindsor 03-29-2008 11:25 AM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
I'm not running boost. But on another car i ordered 2, one for me and one for a buddy. We never got a chance to install them because the quality was so bad. It was terrible. I called Brother's Performance which usually will not give refunds and we talked and then he gave me a contact at BBK. The guy at BBK was a Dick. Brother's wound up refunding my money and paid to have it shipped back, he said he would deal with BBK his self.

ColdCityMustang 03-29-2008 11:30 AM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
Wow...that really sucks....Know of any good aftermarket intakes for boosted mustangs? I would prefer somthing that has a 75mm inlet, or converted thats damn close to 3".

r.barn 03-29-2008 11:39 AM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
Edlebrock Vic Jr with EFI ports and 90* elbow.
Great for boost. Will need to buy the Edlebrock fuel rail with it.

Still end up cheaper than the BBK intake

CantStopTheFox... 03-29-2008 12:59 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
I read an article in 5.0Magazine about the BBK Intake......the numbers were HORRIBLE!

They definitely look cool, but there are better options out there...

ColdCityMustang 03-29-2008 02:08 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
Lol...Like........?

CantStopTheFox... 03-29-2008 02:42 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
TrickFlow, Holley Systemax.....I have heard nothing bad about either

r.barn 03-29-2008 02:46 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
Quote:

ORIGINAL: ColdCityMustang

Lol...Like........?
Either the Holley Sys II intake or the Edlebrock Vic Jr EFI with elbow as stated above.

1992lx5.0 03-29-2008 05:41 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
i have run system max before in the past very impessive...

ctgreddy 03-29-2008 05:53 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
i'm putting the systemax on my car right now, quality seams alright but it wont even clear my stock size valve covers so i gotta get a spacer and hope it clears my hood.

crusin92red5.0 03-29-2008 06:53 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
if someone gave it to me for free i would use it, but other than that i've heard to many bad reviews. and there will be clearance issues with mosthoods maybe not on the sn95's though.

86 GT 5.0 03-29-2008 07:03 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
My brother has a ssi on his 88 and he hasn't had anyproblems with it...

jperz89lx 03-29-2008 08:04 PM

RE: BBK SSI anyone?
 
+ 1 on the systemax, thats what i use and i love it...of couse my car isnt booted but from what i'v heard they are great for booted apps too:D


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