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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2007, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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Question Intake manifold question.

I am using a 1995 4.6 in my truck and I have an aluminum intake factory installed. My question is, does all 1995 T-bird engines have alum intakes and other 4.6 1995engines have plastic intakes? Just curious because of all the problems I hear about the plastic intakes.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2007, 11:42 PM
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I believe the plastic intakes started in 1997 on the 4.6's
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The plastic (composite) intake started in 1996. All 94/95 cars had the all aluminum intake.

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The plastic (composite) intake started in 1996. All 94/95 cars had the all aluminum intake.

Yes, the original plastic intakes had issues but not the replacement plastic intakes with aluminum crossover.
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the plastic intakes make power at lower revs and the aluminum ones made it slightly higher acording to the original ford ratings. The truck intakes are aluminum also but with a plastic plenum chamber.

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