The Supecar Registry NCRS Historical Document Services
NCRS Historical Document Services link
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#460371 - 09/13/11 06:58 PM AMC 304 V8 Manifold Install
AutoInsane Offline

old hand

Registered: 11/24/01
Posts: 906
Loc: Katy - TX
I am installing an Edelbrock Performer intake manifold on the 304 V8 in my 74 CJ5 Renegade. If anyone here has experience with doing the install I have a question.

The manifold I removed only had an aluminum pan and did not utilize intake manifold gaskets. Also, it seems that there was no RTV around the intake ports just the water ports. What is the recommended way to install the manifold?

It would appear -

Clean areas to get RTV
Apply RTV to ends of block omitting gaskets
Apply RTV around water ports (intake ports also??)
Install aluminum tray
Apply RTV to same areas on top of the metal pan as applied under
Install manifold

Seem right???

Edited by AutoInsane (09/13/11 07:16 PM)
Billy O'Brien

#460459 - 09/14/11 05:35 AM Re: AMC 304 V8 Manifold Install [Re: AutoInsane]
IM RARE Offline

Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 449
Loc: Wisconsin USA
I have always used the stock intake Gasket with Permatex® High Tack™ Gasket Sealant on both sides of tin gasket and RTV on the ends torque from the middle work your way to the outside

Edited by IM RARE (09/14/11 05:37 AM)


Today's Birthdays
tdumoulin1963 (53)
sYc Member Details
Click here to become a full member with classifieds priviledges. To help support the sYc and the Supercar Registry as well as gain *full* access to the classifieds section, or to simply check your subscription status, please click the icon below:

Advertise with Yenko
Newest Members
vegavairbob, clanceman427, jayb, Beef, saleen548
15346 Registered Users
Forum Stats
15346 Members
51 Forums
70931 Topics
672263 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 10/15/16 02:48 PM
Who's Online
6 registered (Plowman, ssl78396, TDM302, WildBill, 2 invisible), 142 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod