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Old 10-14-2012, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by techinspector1 View Post
Building a motor is all about using parts that complement each other in the same range of rpm's. The RPM makes power from 1,500 to 6,500, about the same as the cam.
This sums it up very well, IMO.

With that cam, vehicle and intended use, an open plenum intake- ANY of them- will not work anywhere near as well as even a stock intake, let alone the RPM. The non air gap is my preference for a street driven car like yours, and doubly so if the temps get low where you live.

Good luck.
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