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Post  rmcomprandy on Fri 1 Feb - 20:45

Why is this manifold listed in the Summit catalog and on the Trick Flow website as being for use with A460 heads...?

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Post  c.evans on Fri 1 Feb - 22:51

Randy,

They DON"T list it as an A-460 manifold. You're misreading the headings.

1. They list Trick Flow intake manifolds pg. 32.

2. The two sub-headings are; Track Heat (4150 Series carb flange),,,,,,and R-Series (4500 Series Dominator flange).

3. Under the Track Heat heading, they list a toal of four manifolds. They are for the 315C,,, 351W Clevor,,, 351W Clevor tall,,, and 429-460 TFS Power Port 290 or 325 cc heads or OE cast iron.

4. Under the R-Series heading, they list a total of three manifolds. They are for the Chevy 396-454 (6.55" tall),,, the Ford 429-460 (6.9" tall); note this is the Mafia intake,,, and the Ford 429-460 TFS A-460 heads 340-355 cc (8.6" tall); note the 6.55" tall for the TFS A-460 heads is a typo error.

Hope this helps,

Charlie

P.S. There's a cylinder head coming your way, it went out Thursday.

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Post  cletus66 on Sat 2 Feb - 1:39

c.evans wrote:Randy,

They DON"T list it as an A-460 manifold. You're misreading the headings.

1. They list Trick Flow intake manifolds pg. 32.

2. The two sub-headings are; Track Heat (4150 Series carb flange),,,,,,and R-Series (4500 Series Dominator flange).

3. Under the Track Heat heading, they list a toal of four manifolds. They are for the 315C,,, 351W Clevor,,, 351W Clevor tall,,, and 429-460 TFS Power Port 290 or 325 cc heads or OE cast iron.

4. Under the R-Series heading, they list a total of three manifolds. They are for the Chevy 396-454 (6.55" tall),,, the Ford 429-460 (6.9" tall); note this is the Mafia intake,,, and the Ford 429-460 TFS A-460 heads 340-355 cc (8.6" tall); note the 6.55" tall for the TFS A-460 heads is a typo error.


Hope this helps,

Charlie

P.S. There's a cylinder head coming your way, it went out Thursday.








It is confusing at www.summitracing.com :

http://www.summitracing.com/search/brand/trick-flow-specialties/part-type/intake-manifolds-carbureted/product-line/trick-flow-r-series-a460-intake-manifolds-for-429-460-cylinder-heads?autoview=SKU
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Post  c.evans on Sat 2 Feb - 1:53

I agree, they have the web site totally mixed up. The first one they list should not have the words "A-460" in the ad. It's the Mafia intake. I wish they would just go ahead and officially call it the Mafia intake. If you call and order it, they do know the nickname "Mafia" though. Of course Lem generally has them on the shelf at B F Evans.

Charlie

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Post  cletus66 on Sat 2 Feb - 3:12

c.evans wrote:I agree, they have the web site totally mixed up. The first one they list should not have the words "A-460" in the ad. It's the Mafia intake. I wish they would just go ahead and officially call it the Mafia intake. If you call and order it, they do know the nickname "Mafia" though. Of course Lem generally has them on the shelf at B F Evans.

Charlie

Thanks for clearing that up.
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Re: Trick Flow "Mafia" intake manifold listing

Post  rmcomprandy on Sat 2 Feb - 10:32

I quote from their description ... "Made to fit Trick Flow Power Port Race A460 big block Ford cylinder heads"
Charlie ,,, how do you misread that statement...?

I'll also quote from their NOTES ... "Designed for use with Trick Flow 429/460 aluminum cylinder heads ONLY"

All in the same listing.
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/tfs-53400112

The TFS website says the same thing...

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Post  c.evans on Sat 2 Feb - 17:15

I agree Randy, the web site is all screwed up. I was reading from pg. 32 of the printed catalog, (latest edition). The end result is they give conflicting information. For those that are confused, just order a Mafia intake from Lem, he knows the TFS products very well.

Charlie

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Post  maverick on Sun 3 Feb - 22:00

They're.
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Post  IDT-572 on Sun 3 Feb - 22:07

maverick wrote:They're.

Bingo............. Cool
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Post  61coon on Sun 3 Feb - 22:28

maverick wrote:They're.
[list=1][*]


Dem boyz.....
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Post  IDT-572 on Sun 3 Feb - 22:32

61coon wrote:
maverick wrote:They're.
[list=1][*]


Dem boyz.....

I'm gonna put them on Team Coug............... Laughing Spell check Texas style...............
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Post  61coon on Sun 3 Feb - 22:46

IDT-572 wrote:
61coon wrote:
maverick wrote:They're.
[list=1][*]


Dem boyz.....

I'm gonna put them on Team Coug............... Laughing Spell check Texas style...............

Team Coug = a positive influence environment..... lol!
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Post  richter69 on Sun 3 Feb - 22:48

how much do they cell four?
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Post  61coon on Sun 3 Feb - 22:53

Fo huntred fiddy nin dolla I tink?
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Post  richter69 on Sun 3 Feb - 22:56

good thing eye already have won.
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Post  IDT-572 on Sun 3 Feb - 23:01

richter69 wrote:good thing eye already have won.

Trew dat.............
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Post  rmcomprandy on Mon 4 Feb - 0:22

738drvr wrote:
IDT-572 wrote:
rmcomprandy wrote:Why is this manifold listed in the Summit catalog and on the Trick Flow website as being for use with A460 heads...?

Uh because there dorks?

There or their?

Twisted Evil

neither ... as maverick said ... it's they're.

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Post  738drvr on Mon 4 Feb - 10:51

Touche. Good eye. Or is it good grammar? We Tennessee boys need all the help we can get.

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Post  Oakley Motorsports on Mon 4 Feb - 10:56

Hey Guys,



First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our loyal customers who make it possible for us to do what we do each and every day. We strive to provide the best performing, highest quality products available. You can see, however, that we are as human as everyone else and we agree that our web site and catalog listing is very confusing. We sincerely apologize for any confusion this has created for our customers, but promise to resolve this confusion as quickly as possible. I really appreciate everyone’s assistance in making our catalog and website better. We are open to comments and suggestions that improve the customer experience. Remember, we have a phone number that you can call with your concerns (330-630-1555). You can also contact us at customerservice@trickflow.com. That will get the quickest response, much faster than finding a post on a forum. Thanks again for your patience and understanding while we correct this issue. Greg Changet

I recieved this e-mail this morning from Tfs. Greg was having trouble getting it to post. The Fine folks of TFS watch this site believe it or not and will answer any questions anyone might have. Thanks

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Post  IDT-572 on Mon 4 Feb - 11:06

Rolling Eyes


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Post  schmitty on Mon 4 Feb - 11:13

Let's not forget that TFS is one of our best sources for performance parts for the BBF too, and that they are about the only manufacturer that take any interest in this engine platform.
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Post  IDT-572 on Mon 4 Feb - 11:14

schmitty wrote:Let's not forget that TFS is one of our best sources for performance parts for the BBF too, and that they are about the only manufacturer that take any interest in this engine platform.

Don't forget Jomar..............
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Post  rmcomprandy on Mon 4 Feb - 11:21

Oakley Motorsports wrote:Hey Guys,



First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our loyal customers who make it possible for us to do what we do each and every day. We strive to provide the best performing, highest quality products available. You can see, however, that we are as human as everyone else and we agree that our web site and catalog listing is very confusing. We sincerely apologize for any confusion this has created for our customers, but promise to resolve this confusion as quickly as possible. I really appreciate everyone’s assistance in making our catalog and website better. We are open to comments and suggestions that improve the customer experience. Remember, we have a phone number that you can call with your concerns (330-630-1555). You can also contact us at customerservice@trickflow.com. That will get the quickest response, much faster than finding a post on a forum. Thanks again for your patience and understanding while we correct this issue. Greg Changet

I recieved this e-mail this morning from Tfs. Greg was having trouble getting it to post. The Fine folks of TFS watch this site believe it or not and will answer any questions anyone might have. Thanks

Phillip,
I tried calling that phone number at least 20 times, (no exaggeration), to get only a busy signal or answering machine every time ... then sent an email to them and got no reply so, I figured there might be some kind of response if I posted on line in a public forum about it.
At least some of the the public would know that there IS a mistake and to disregard it.

If they don't want things like this posted on a forum then they should answer their phone or reply to an email. Their indignation has no credence.


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Post  IDT-572 on Mon 4 Feb - 12:12

rmcomprandy wrote:
Oakley Motorsports wrote:Hey Guys,



First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our loyal customers who make it possible for us to do what we do each and every day. We strive to provide the best performing, highest quality products available. You can see, however, that we are as human as everyone else and we agree that our web site and catalog listing is very confusing. We sincerely apologize for any confusion this has created for our customers, but promise to resolve this confusion as quickly as possible. I really appreciate everyone’s assistance in making our catalog and website better. We are open to comments and suggestions that improve the customer experience. Remember, we have a phone number that you can call with your concerns (330-630-1555). You can also contact us at customerservice@trickflow.com. That will get the quickest response, much faster than finding a post on a forum. Thanks again for your patience and understanding while we correct this issue. Greg Changet

I recieved this e-mail this morning from Tfs. Greg was having trouble getting it to post. The Fine folks of TFS watch this site believe it or not and will answer any questions anyone might have. Thanks

Phillip,
I tried calling that phone number at least 20 times, (no exaggeration), to get only a busy signal every time ... then sent an email to them and got no reply so, I figured there might be some kind of response if I posted on line in a public forum about it.
At least some of the the public would know that there IS a mistake and to disregard it.

If they don't want things like this posted on a forum then they should answer their phone or reply to an email. Their indignation has no credence.

If mine got zapped this one needs to go too.................... Nothing towards you Randy.
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Post  richter69 on Mon 4 Feb - 12:20

watt did eye miss????????
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