Originally Posted by BraveDave
Thanks. After taking off the manifold, I've decided to replace with a header. The smog pump also broke. The bracket holding bolt area cracked in half. So I'm removing that. Just have to figure out what vacuum lines need to be removed or plugged. Should I take off the EGR?
I figured that would happen. Most of my stuff was already broken or non-functional, the rest became that way when I tried to take it apart.
What carb are you running? I removed the EGR, and all the vacuum lines that weren't needed for my Weber. The Carter will likely require more. Can't help you there. However, I don't have power brakes or a functional charcoal canister right now. Only thing that needed vacuum on my motor is the distributor advance and the PCV.