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Old 02-20-2006, 04:54 PM   #1
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TBI manifold to older BBC

I just picked up most everything I need to get my 396 up and going, my question is what will it take to put a 91 TBI manifold on a 68 396. I heard you have to drill a couple holes....will it be obvious if I just set the manifold on the engine?
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On the small block, the 2 center intake manifold bolts on each side are nearly vertical. I don't know about the BBC.

Edit: I was talking about the TBI SBC.
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I dont think the bolt pattern changed on the BB.
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You don't have to change the manifold....there is an adapter over @ sleazebay for like 20 bucks that Chevy used on the early years tbi's......it adapts the tbi to the carb base......
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I was going to just get the adaptor but I got a swinging deal on a TBI unit, manifold and sensors.....petty much the whole TBI system minus the fuel pump and O2 sensor. So I figure I would make it look stock and have a few spare parts for the trail.
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