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Why do certain aftermarket intakes have the carburetor angled forward (Stealth/Action-Plus)?

Why do some mount the carburetor twisted 15 degress to one side (old Torker intakes)?

I supppose this has some advantage. I'm most curious about the Stealth as I'm thinking of getting one for my 289.

If it were not angled, you might be able to use a larger spacer or larger air filter.
 

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Almost every intake should have the carb mounting flange leaning forward. This is because your engine is tilted towards the back when installed in the car and the with the mounting flange leaning forward, the carb will sit close to level. The old Torker manifolds and others had the carb slightly twisted to improve fuel distribution.
 

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Thanks for the explanation. I never considered the carb flange was slanted to offset the slant of the motor.
 
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