1978 Chevy Malibu Performance Air Intake Systems

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    • CSR Performance® 6" Tall Manifold Expansion Filler
      (0 reviews)
      # 81793303
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block Chevy Engine Gen I 1978, 6" Tall Manifold Expansion Filler by CSR Performance®. The CSR Manifold Expansion Filler is recommended for dragsters with rear mounted radiators and will help eliminate...
      $171.44
    • Spectre Performance® Round OE Replacement Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 49223748
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 3.8L / 5.0L 1978, Round HPR™ OE Replacement Air Filter by Spectre Performance®. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in the...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $17.03
    • K&N® E Series Round Air Filter
      (1 reviews)
      # 328955
      Chevy Malibu 1978, E Series Round Air Filter by K&N®. K&N E Series round automotive air filters are designed to replace your restricted factory air filter for additional horsepower and performance. These filters are washable,...
      Improves engine airflowIncreases horsepower and acceleration
      $47.99 - $49.99
    • AEM® DryFlow Round Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 379505
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, DryFlow Round Air Filter by AEM®. Let your engine breathe with an AEM DryFlow filter! Every DryFlow filter is engineered to exceed the engine's normal airflow requirement. And thanks to AEM's DryFlow...
      Exceeds the engine’s normal airflow capacityEasy to clean – no oiling required
      $56.99
    • AIRAID® Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 437611
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Red Air Filter by AIRAID®. Advanced air filtration technology, superior construction and the world's best warranty make an AIRAID air filter the best you can buy. It allows increased airflow and provides better...
      Improves airflow and engine performanceProvides superior air filtration and engine protection
      $49.88 - $59.06
    • aFe® Pro 5R Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 918216
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Pro 5R Air Filter by aFe®. The Pro 5R air filter provides increased airflow to your engine without sacrificing filtration ability. The increased airflow allows your engine to make more power, and have better...
      Improves airflow and engine performanceProvides superior air filtration and engine protection
      $49.95 - $62.95
    • aFe® Pro DRY S Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 921066
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Pro DRY S Air Filter by aFe®. The Pro DRY S is the perfect combination of performance, protection and convenience. When you want increased airflow with superior filtration, but ease of maintenance is a high...
      Improves airflow and engine performanceProvides superior air filtration and engine protection
      $49.95 - $62.95
    • GREEN FILTER® Factory Replacement Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 3353843
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Factory Replacement Air Filter by GREEN FILTER®. Replace your factory air cleaner filter element with a Green Filter oiled-cotton filter and never buy another filter as long as you own your vehicle. Enjoy...
      Cleanable, reusable filter element will outlast your carTraps particles as small as 5 microns
      $38.15 - $39.68
    • BTP® Round Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 66961485
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Round Air Filter by BTP®. Size: 6-1/8" x 3.5". This BTP superior part helps your air intake system to provide improved airflow to ensure your engine operates at its maximum. This performance part is made...
      Designed for the ultimate in performanceMade from premium materials
      $32.40
    • Proform® Officially Licensed GM Engine Dress-Up Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 85086766
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Officially Licensed GM Engine Dress-Up Kit by Proform®. If you are looking to enhance your vehicle's performance, then this top-notch product is definitely what you need. Manufactured from...
      Officially Licensed GM ProductsCarefully designed to improve the performance of your vehicle
      $135.66 - $310.91
    • Edelbrock® Dual-Quad Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17611244
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Dual-Quad Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. 1500-5500 RPM. Without EGR. Their larger plenums and runners match the free-flowing exhaust, high-lift cams and other modifications of a high output engine....
      The finest quality at a great priceWe carry everything needed to complete the job
      $348.08 - $605.02
    • Edelbrock® Performer EPS Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17626235
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block 1978, Performer EPS Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. Idle-5500 RPM. Without EGR. Performer manifolds are dual-plane, low-rise intake manifolds with a 180° firing order and patented runner design...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $144.20 - $373.14
    • Edelbrock® Performer Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17623393
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Performer Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. Idle-5500 RPM. Performer manifolds are dual-plane, low-rise intake manifolds with a 180° firing order and patented runner design that you won't find in other brands. This...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $169.95 - $516.87
    • Edelbrock® Performer Intake Manifold For Cast Iron Heads
      (0 reviews)
      # 17621756
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block 1978, Performer Intake Manifold For Cast Iron Heads by Edelbrock®. Idle-5500 RPM. With EGR. Performer manifolds are dual-plane, low-rise intake manifolds with a 180° firing order and patented...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $275.42 - $538.41
    • Edelbrock® Performer RPM Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17627242
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block 1978, Performer RPM Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. 1500-6500 RPM. Without EGR. Performer RPMs are dual-plane, high-rise intakes with 180° firing order to produce incredible top-end horsepower...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $205.60 - $407.06
    • Edelbrock® RPM Air-Gap Dual-Quad Intake Manifold For Square-Bore Carburetors
      (0 reviews)
      # 17614258
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block 1978, RPM Air-Gap Dual-Quad Intake Manifold For Square-Bore Carburetors by Edelbrock®. 1500-6500 RPM. Without EGR. Their larger plenums and runners match the free-flowing exhaust, high-lift cams...
      The finest quality at a great priceWe carry everything needed to complete the job
      $351.98 - $611.13
    • Edelbrock® RPM Air-Gap Manifold For Square-Bore Carburetors
      (0 reviews)
      # 17628816
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Small Block 1978, RPM Air-Gap Manifold For Square-Bore Carburetors by Edelbrock®. 1500-6500 RPM. Without EGR. Performer manifolds are dual-plane, low-rise intake manifolds with a 180° firing order and...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $273.34 - $516.85
    • Edelbrock® Street Tunnel Ram Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17628283
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Street Tunnel Ram Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. 3500-7500 RPM. With EGR. Performer manifolds are dual-plane, low-rise intake manifolds with a 180° firing order and patented runner design that you won't...
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $444.93 - $916.87
    • Edelbrock® Triple Deuce Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17612005
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Triple Deuce Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. Idle-5500 RPM. Without EGR. Their larger plenums and runners match the free-flowing exhaust, high-lift cams and other modifications of a high output engine....
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $338.54 - $648.17
    • Edelbrock® Vortec Triple Deuce Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 17612570
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Vortec Triple Deuce Intake Manifold by Edelbrock®. Idle-5500 RPM. Without EGR. Now available for small-block Chevys with Vortec or Edelbrock E-Tec cylinder heads, thePerformer EPS dual-plane manifold...
      50-state emissions street legalThe finest quality at a great price
      $349.17 - $624.56
    • Professional Products® Intake Manifold
      (1 reviews)
      # 14151252
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold by Professional Products®.
      $135.93 - $239.88
    • Weiand® Hi-Ram Series Intake Manifold
      (1 reviews)
      # 64861490
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Hi-Ram Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. Hi-RAM Series Intake Manifold used primarily in drag racing, tractor/truck pulls and performance marine applications where high RPM is required. The effective RPM...
      $374.95 - $418.95
    • Weiand® Hi-Ram Series Intake Manifold Top
      (0 reviews)
      # 64845363
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Hi-Ram Series Intake Manifold Top by Weiand®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and with customers in mind, this...
      Made with precision and quality in mindBuilt to last
      $249.95
    • Weiand® Speed Warrior Series Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 64861459
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Speed Warrior Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. The Weiand Speed Warrior features long, separated runners for bottom-end and mid-range power, plus a special runner design and larger plenum to flow...
      Permanent Mold CastingPrecision CNC machining
      $158.95 - $238.95
    • Weiand® Stealth RAM Series Intake Manifold
      (1 reviews)
      # 64861464
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Stealth RAM Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. The Stealth Ram intake manifolds are designed with an aggressive, sophisticated look for today’s EFI engines. Patterned after a tunnel ram style tuned...
      Power band: Idle to 6500 RPMD shaped Runners Promote High Flow Rates W/O Turbulence
      $391.95 - $714.95
    • Weiand® Street Warrior Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 64861467
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Street Warrior Intake Manifold by Weiand®. The Weiand Street Warrior is designed for use on stock or stroker combinations that feature efficient cylinder heads. The latest advances in cam design...
      Precision CNC machiningPower band: Idle-5500 RPM
      $146.95 - $194.95
    • Weiand® Team G Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 64861502
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Team G Intake Manifold by Weiand®. Manifold is a 360° single-plane, open plenum design developed for competition in drag racing, oval track and performance applications. For best results, the use of headers...
      Single Plane with Isolated PlenumSquare Carburetor Mounting Flange
      $236.95 - $251.95
    • Weiand® X-CELerator Series Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 64845362
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, X-CELerator Series Intake Manifold by Weiand®. 360°, single-plane, open plenum manifold designed primarily for high-performance street, drag, marine and oval track use. This series works best with a...
      Single PlaneSquare Carburetor Mounting Flange
      $184.95
    • Wilson Manifolds® Super Victor Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 84066759
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Super Victor Intake Manifold by Wilson Manifolds®. #2925 Small Block Chevy CNC Port Matched To 1206 Fel-Pro. Wilson Manifolds Intermediate ported Edelbrock Victor intakes offer the racer a...
      $901.28
    • RHS® Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 73899935
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold by RHS®. The RHS® Single Plane 23° Aluminum Intake Manifold is engineered specifically to port match fit RHS® Small Block Chevy cylinder heads. Additionally, this manifold is the...
      $324.99 - $413.99
    • COMP Cams® Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 14325345
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold by COMP Cams®. Intake Manifold; Non-EGR; 14 deg.; Single Plane; 2500-7500rpm; Standard Gen 1 Deck; Rectangular Port; 4 bbl Carb; Aluminum.
      $525.30
    • Crane Cams® Vacuum Advance Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 74242704
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L Chevrolet Engine Small Block 1978, Vacuum Advance Kit by Crane Cams®. Includes Adjustable Vacuum Advance. These Crane adjustable vacuum advance kits let you tailor your ignition to the advance you want. The...
      $37.61 - $38.99
    • Peterson® Gilmer Drive Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 82375691
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 5.0L / 5.7L Chevrolet Small Block Fits Models with Small Block Chevy Engine 1978, Gilmer Drive Kit by Peterson Fluid Systems®. Peterson has oil pump drives available in either Gilmer belt or HTD (High Tourqe...
      $286.34 - $333.49
    • Peterson® High Performance Engine Crank Seal
      (0 reviews)
      # 82375694
      Chevy Malibu Chevrolet Small Block Fits Models with Small Block Chevy Engine 1978, High Performance Engine Crank Seal by Peterson Fluid Systems®. Peterson Fluid Systems now carries these quality seals from TKO Competition...
      $74.96 - $76.93
    • BDS® Polished Intake Manifold
      (0 reviews)
      # 84963823
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, Polished Intake Manifold by BDS®. Includes Polished Intake, Intake to Head Gaskets, Thermostat, BDS Water Neck, BDS Back Fire Valve Kit. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by BDS features...
      $706.23
    • Professional Products® Intake Manifold Bolt Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 14143014
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold Bolt Set by Professional Products®. Intake Manifold Bolt Set; 12 Point Stainless.
      $27.59
    • Professional Products® Intake Manifold Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 14151273
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold Gasket Set by Professional Products®. Power+Plus®; Intake Gasket Set.
      High performance gasketsSilicone beading for additional sealing
      $16.33 - $26.80
    • Mr. Gasket® Intake Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 12339119
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Gasket by Mr. Gasket®. You won't find a more perfect way to make your vehicle look better and drive faster than with the top-notch Mr. Gasket products. That is the only stop you need to make...
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $19.24 - $33.92
    • Mr. Gasket® Ultra-Seal™ Intake Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 12371101
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Ultra-Seal™ Intake Gasket by Mr. Gasket®. You won't find a more perfect way to make your vehicle look better and drive faster than with the top-notch Mr. Gasket products. That is the only stop you...
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $22.80 - $42.22
    • Mr. Gasket® Intake Manifold Bolt Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 12335937
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold Bolt Set by Mr. Gasket®. You won't find a more perfect way to make your vehicle look better and drive faster than with the top-notch Mr. Gasket products. That is the only stop you need...
      Returns your vehicle to its pristine stateExceptional quality at a great price
      $13.11 - $43.83
    • Spectre Performance® Intake Bolt and Washer Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 12061460
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Bolt and Washer Set by Spectre Performance®. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in the market proven on the...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $5.04
    • Spectre Performance® Intake Gasket Kit
      (0 reviews)
      # 12061736
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Gasket Kit by Spectre Performance®. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in the market proven on the...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $17.03
    • Chevrolet Performance® Intake Manifold Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 84032291
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold Gasket by Chevrolet Performance®. Intake Manifold Gasket Set. Intake Manifold Gasket Kit - Production Vortec Design. Production gasket for all Vortec-design cylinder heads...
      $66.63
    • COMP Cams® Intake Manifold Gasket Set
      (0 reviews)
      # 14325642
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Intake Manifold Gasket Set by COMP Cams®. Intake Gasket; Small Block Chevy; 1.32in.x 2.22in.
      $30.33
    • CVR Performance® 4150 Series Throttle Linkage Bracket
      (0 reviews)
      # 82515977
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L AED Performance / Barry Grant / Demon / Holley / JET Performance / Proform / Quick Fuel 4150 1978, 4150 Series Throttle Linkage Bracket by CVR Performance®. Bracket made from Billet Aluminum.
      $81.75
    • CVR Performance® 4150 Series Throttle Return Spring Bracket
      (0 reviews)
      # 82515981
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L AED Performance / Barry Grant / Demon / Holley / JET Performance / Quick Fuel 4150 1978, 4150 Series Throttle Return Spring Bracket by CVR Performance®. Includes 2 Return Springs, Bracket, Hardware.
      $39.91
    • CVR Performance® 4500 Series Throttle Linkage Bracket
      (0 reviews)
      # 82515985
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L AED Performance / Barry Grant / Demon / Holley / JET Performance / Quick Fuel 4500 1978, 4500 Series Throttle Linkage Bracket by CVR Performance®. Bracket made from Billet Aluminum.
      $81.75
    • CVR Performance® 4500 Series Throttle Return Spring Bracket
      (0 reviews)
      # 82515989
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L AED Performance / Barry Grant / Demon / Holley / Quick Fuel 4500 1978, 4500 Series Throttle Return Spring Bracket by CVR Performance®. Includes 2 Return Springs, Bracket, Hardware.
      $39.91
    • Peterson® Manifold End Rail Spacer
      (0 reviews)
      # 82375698
      Chevy Malibu 3.3L / 5.0L / 5.7L Chevrolet Small Block Fits Models with Small Block Chevy Engine 1978, Manifold End Rail Spacer by Peterson Fluid Systems®. Peterson's End Rail Spacers fill the gap between the manifold and lifter...
      $27.16 - $33.97
    • Cometic Gasket® 0.060" Aramid Fiber Intake Head Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 61672714
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, 0.060" Aramid Fiber Intake Head Gasket by Cometic Gasket®. Compressed Thickness: 0.060". Port Style: Brodix BD 2000. Cometic MLS Gaskets are comprised of multiple layers of stainless steel providing a...
      $27.99
    • Cometic Gasket® Aramid Fiber Intake Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 61815699
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Aramid Fiber Intake Gasket by Cometic Gasket®.
      $30.99
    • Wilson Manifolds® 4150 Standard Cast Elbow Flange
      (0 reviews)
      # 86107400
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, 4150 Standard Cast Elbow Flange by Wilson Manifolds®. Wilson Manifolds lightweight 100-degree elbows provide the most efficient method of adapting our high flow single bore throttle bodies to 4-barrel style...
      $246.06 - $304.50
    • Wilson Manifolds® 4500 Billet Elbow V-Band TB Flange
      (0 reviews)
      # 86106561
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, 4500 Billet Elbow V-Band TB Flange by Wilson Manifolds®. 60-90mm. V-Band TB Flange. Wilson Manifolds' lightweight, 100 degree elbows provide the most efficient method of adapting their high-flow, single-bore...
      $665.00
    • Wilson Manifolds® 4500 Billet Square Elbow Flange
      (0 reviews)
      # 86106560
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, 4500 Billet Square Elbow Flange by Wilson Manifolds®. 90-105mm. Wilson Manifolds lightweight 100-degree elbows provide the most efficient method of adapting our high flow single bore throttle bodies to...
      $611.11
    • Wilson Manifolds® 4500 Forward Standard Cast Elbow Flange
      (0 reviews)
      # 86106559
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L 1978, 4500 Forward Standard Cast Elbow Flange by Wilson Manifolds®. 95-105mm. Wilson Manifolds lightweight 100-degree elbows provide the most efficient method of adapting our high flow single bore throttle bodies...
      $304.50
    • Professional Products® Throttle Cable Bracket
      (0 reviews)
      # 14142654
      Chevy Malibu 5.0L / 5.7L 1978, Throttle Cable Bracket by Professional Products®. Throttle Cable Bracket Kit; Incl. Mounting for Throttle/Cruise Control/Transmission Kick Down Cables; Zinc Plated Finish.
      $26.80
    • Edelbrock® Intake Gasket
      (0 reviews)
      # 17607110
      Chevy Malibu 5.7L Small Block 1978, Intake Gasket by Edelbrock®, 1 Pair. Port: 1.26"x2.24". Thick: 0.060". Any gasket can create a seal, but a good gasket can do it with less clamping force, and for a longer period of time....
      Fast shipping; 1-2 day delivery time regardless of where you’re locatedThe finest quality at a great price
      $36.08
    • FRAM® Extra Guard™ Round Plastisol End Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 83758109
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Extra Guard™ Round Plastisol End Air Filter by FRAM®. Most dirt and dust enters the engine through the air filter and FRAM Extra Guard is engineered to provide twice the air filtration compared to an original...
      Provides better air filtration for improved performancePrevents damaging particles from entering your engine
      $8.46 - $9.36
    • FRAM® Tough Guard™ Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 83758115
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Tough Guard™ Air Filter by FRAM®. This premium air filter is engineered to meet extreme driving conditions. It features a pre-oiled filter media for increased dirt holding capacity and a heavier filter screen...
      Provides superior air filtration under any driving conditionsPre-oiled media
      $11.01 - $12.33
    • Hastings® Air Filter
      (0 reviews)
      # 21475435
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Air Filter by Hastings®. Clean air is critical to the performance of your engine, so don’t trust just any filter. Hastings filters are tested according to SAE J726 test procedures, where they meet or exceed the...
      Filters out dirt and dust in the air preventing them from entering the engineHeavy duty construction for long service life
      $7.70 - $9.40




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    • Performance Parts
      We all know that achieving better fuel economy while driving puts money back in your pocket and does the environment a favor. But for those who are actively interested in squeezing the most out of every drop of gas, getting more miles per gallon can actually become a sport - especially if a vehicle has a manual transmission that can be upshifted earlier and put into neutral during downhill grades or when coasting to a stop sign.
    • Performance Parts
      In today's world, saving money wherever possible has become essential. But it's important not to lose sight of the fact that, sometimes, a product that costs more up front will save you more money over time. In our business, we've seen far too many consumers judge products solely on the basis of their initial cost, completely neglecting any long-term economy and benefits. When it comes to automobiles, "performance" air filters are a perfect example of this.
    • Performance Parts
      Aftermarket air intake systems have become one of the most popular engine modifications available for late model cars and trucks. An easy question to ask is why are these so popular? After all, didn't engineers who work for your vehicle manufacturer spend years developing the best engine components available? Since power and fuel economy are major selling points these days, it's hard to imagine car companies not doing everything they can to maximize horsepower, miles per gallon, or both.
    • Performance Parts
      There are many types of aftermarket air intake systems that range from simple and inexpensive to elaborate. In the scope of this article, we'll examine the different types of air intakes, what they do, and look at a few specific product examples of each. But in short, performance air intake setups increase airflow into your engine - boosting combustion and creating more horsepower and torque that you can actually feel. Their relatively low cost and easy installation (bolt-on in most cases) keeps them in popular demand by car enthusiasts that own everything from 1.5-liter turbo motors to big block V8 engines.
    • Performance Parts
      An intake manifold is an integrated assembly that sits atop the engine, consisting of a series of tubes which distribute fresh outside air to each and every cylinder. On V-shaped engine blocks, an intake manifold typically sits between the two cylinder banks while inline engines may feature a manifold to the side of the cylinder head. Intake manifolds serve as a mounting point for carburetors, throttle body assemblies, fuel injectors, thermostats, and more depending on vehicle manufacturer engineering preferences. Intake manifolds may also serve to route coolant through dedicated channels in order to remove heat from the engine. Because of their location and functionality, intake manifold assemblies are under constant stress from engine vacuum pressure as well as direct heat from coolant, cylinder combustion gasses, and the cylinder heads to which they are mounted.

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