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Re: Steel versus Aluminum manifolds

To: "de Brebisson, Cyrille \(Calculator Division\)" <cyrille@hp.com>
Subject: Re: Steel versus Aluminum manifolds
From: "Glen Byrns" <grbyrns@ucdavis.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 14:03:10 -0800

Good custom manifolds may take a few iterations.  I've made three different 
adaptors to join various SU carbs to the turbocharger.  Steel does the 
trick, easy to weld, easy to find and afford, easy to machine and modify. 
Cheap to toss away for the next version.  I got so cocky after making the 
last one, I dashed off a set of headers for the 1275 in the Austin as an 


> Does anyone knows any good reason why I should use aluminum over steel?
> And why aluminum is better?
> Regards, cyrille

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