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With the valvetrain set, worked moves to the induction system. It starts with another part designed and manufactured by Dart: the intake manifold. To match the airflow capability of the heads and short-block, it's a cavernous, open-plenum design that shines at high rpm. The raised water crossover and air gap design insulate the air/fuel charge from engine heat, too, while integrated bosses in the runners are there if we ever get the urge to spray our big-block.