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What do you guys think or the BBK 5001 intake manifold...

Someone local to me has a used, year old one for $300...

Is it worth it?
 

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BBK had tons of quality control issues with those intakes and there performance has been questionable compared to other intakes. Try a search on corral.net and read some of the issues people had with there ssi intakes.
 

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What else is done to your stang
Internally to the motor, I'm not sure, since I haven't broken it down since I bought it... As far as bolt ons that would matter, I have the BBK 70mm TB a CAI and BBK shorty headers to flowmasters, no cats, no egr, no smog ****...

I just redid the suspension in the car so it can handle whatever I throw at it...
 

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BBK had tons of quality control issues with those intakes and there performance has been questionable compared to other intakes. Try a search on corral.net and read some of the issues people had with there ssi intakes.
Appreciate the info... did they stand behind them and fix their problems?
 

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ok I read about 2 or 3 casting issues and 2 issues of oil sucking through the PCV....out of 19 pages of post and a few more in other pages...and this guy Brian was constantly working with people on it and during the whole time he backed his product and helped the people that needed support.
does anyone have any REAL HARD EVIDENCE that these are junk? because right now all I see is a bunch of hear say...
 

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BBK had tons of quality control issues with those intakes and there performance has been questionable compared to other intakes. Try a search on corral.net and read some of the issues people had with there ssi intakes.
there seems to be alot of mouth running over there and not alot of hard evedence...I saw 1 dyno chart posted by BBK's rep

I have been searching all afternoon and have found no other hard evidence of good nor bad.
 

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there seems to be alot of mouth running over there and not alot of hard evedence...I saw 1 dyno chart posted by BBK's rep

I have been searching all afternoon and have found no other hard evidence of good nor bad.
allot of it was deleted... stemming from the fact that bbk was a supporting vendor or some **** at one time but to there credit they did claim to redo the design to improve on the issues that so many had. Not sure if it ever happened or how well the improvements were honestly. Just seems like too much bullshit to deal with when you spend $600 on an entry level intake to me you know.
 

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Yeah most of it is gone. I have a link somewhere, and I'm still looking for it which shows, with pictures, all the defects.

I went with a TF intake instead of taking the gamble.

If I remember right, the problem comes from having non-stock heads. Seems they didn't leave enough 'meat' to get a good seal.
 

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you will be happy with the tf
 

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thanks guys...
I diddnt realize that some posts were deleated...I will continue to search to see if I can use what I have...right now mine has a little bit of oil pooling between the upper and lower intake and a high pitched whistle coming from the top cover...
working with bbk to see about the top cover whistle but have not mentioned the oil pooling yet.
 

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Good choice on the TF intake over the bbk im sure you wont be disappointed.
 

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Yeah most of it is gone. I have a link somewhere, and I'm still looking for it which shows, with pictures, all the defects.

I went with a TF intake instead of taking the gamble.

If I remember right, the problem comes from having non-stock heads. Seems they didn't leave enough 'meat' to get a good seal.
currently I have roush 351 heads on my 93 gt but I havent noticed any problems with fitment...do you know which heads were having the issues?
 
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