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jonahdeich 03-18-2014 09:48 PM

Black vs Satin Edelbrock Intake manifold
I had a problem with my intake manifold so Edelbrock ssaid they would replace it. Can anyone tell me what their personal preference is Black or Satin. I have until tommorow to decide if I want to switch to the black one. Please tell me which you would chose!

Starfury 03-18-2014 09:57 PM

What color are your valve covers? I think the black would go great with a set of black crinkle/brushed aluminum valve covers. Otherwise, standard cast finish.

jonahdeich 03-18-2014 10:08 PM

I have a set of Cobra Black valve covers with finned aluminum that I was planning on putting on but for now I have a cheap set of chromes. Will definitely be switching to the Black ones though! So I think I want the black intake manifold++!

jonahdeich 03-18-2014 10:55 PM

BUMP. Anymore opinions? Black or Satin pictures above. I have cobra black finned valve covers waiting to be put on if I go with black.

jonahdeich 03-18-2014 10:56 PM

Does anyone have a picture of the Black intake manifold installed???

Starfury 03-18-2014 11:28 PM

Honestly, I didn't even know it was an option.

67mustang302 03-18-2014 11:32 PM

Black always looks nice. Also won't show how dirty it is as much.

RC65 03-19-2014 02:19 PM

I bought a used satin one and painted it black, I just wanted a some contrast between the air cleaner/carb and the valve covers.

fastbackford351 03-19-2014 07:42 PM

I thought that with the aluminum heads, valve covers and intake that it was too much aluminum color so I broke it up by painting it blue.

I ground the Edlebrock script off of my intake and painted it FoMoCo blue then I snagged a set of early 80's Motorsport valve covers ftw.

90RunnerRed 03-19-2014 10:15 PM

Here's a picture of my black one:

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