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Performer 2-O Intake Manifold for 1965-90 Big-Block Checy w/Oval Port Heads

Edelbrock Performer 2-0 Intake Manifold for 1965-90 Big-Block Chevrolet 396-502 Engines with Oval Port Heads. Accepts Either OEM 4-bbl or 4150-Style Square-Bore Carburetors. Non-EGR
Edelbrock Part # 2161 Performer 2-O intake manifold is designed for street 396-502 c.i.d. big-block Chevy V8's using general duty oval-port cylinder heads. Will not fit under hood of Corvette without hood modifications. Will not fit "tall block" V8's. May be used with OEM or aftermarket carbs. Will fit 1965-90 oval port heads. Edelbrock's Patented Dual-plane, low-rise design with a 180-degree firing order greatly improves torque over a wide rpm range for excellent throttle response from off-idle through 5500rpm. This Performer intake manifold is ideal for passenger cars, trucks, 4x4s, tow vehicles and RVs.
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Manufacturer Edelbrock
Application Application Specific
UPC 00085347021611
Series Performer
Gasket Or Seal Included No
Vehicle Model Chevrolet
Availability Note Available to Order
Warranty 12 Months
RPM Range Idle-5500 RPM
Emissions Code
Hazardous Materials Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, visit
Installation Notes
  • Recommended intake gasket: Edelbrock # 7203.
  • Use Edelbrock #8028 waterneck adapter for 1986 and later.
  • Edelbrock choke plate # 8961 included.
  • Manifold height: A-4.300", B-5.400"
  • Carb pad height: 4.85"
  • Carb recommendations: Stock 4-Bbl use choke rod # 9179 if needed, Edelbrock AVS2 or Performer Series 600-800cfm. Use bracket # 8031 for 1972-78.
  • Port exit dimensions: 1.70"w x 1.68"
  • Use RTV sealant to properly seal end seals, such as Edelbrock High Temp Silicone sealant # 1076, DO NOT USE END SEALS GASKETS.
  • Hardened washers Must be used with intake bolts to ensure proper torque and prevent galling of the aluminum.
Finish Satin
Material Aluminum
Rear Maximum Height 5.400 in
Single Or Dual Plane Type Dual