Many used items in our picture(s) have been cleaned and/or bead blasted prior to being photographed to show condition and detail. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned. We do not retake pictures each time a used item sells. Pictures are a good indicator of what you will receive, but not all used parts age the same. On high dollar parts, email us and we can send a few pictures of the actual part available.
"Core" Items: If we use the word "Core" in the title of the product, the item has been deemed rebuildable, but has not been rebuilt. The item you receive, in most circumstances, will be pulled from the donor car and shipped to you without being cleaned.
This product has received the 'Crappy Product' certificate.
Items that receive the 'Crappy Product' certificate are products that we carry for comparison purposes as they are often the version offered by other vendors or because it is the only version available. We would not be willing to use these parts on our own cars, and we do not recommend purchasing these parts.
WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT RETURNS FOR THESE PARTS.
Product Condition Grades
Below is a general description of what the criteria is for our product condition grades. These are generalizations that are intended to give you an idea of the condition of the product at a quick glance. Because different parts degrade at different rates, there are variances in what the letters represent, please see the products description for details about the condition of any particular product.
A = Excellent / Above Average
B = Average / Some flaws / Good to Excellent Driver Quality
C = Obvious flaws / Poor to Average Driver Quality
D, E, F = Worse, Worser, Worsest
C8AE-9425-B Cast iron intake manifold used on all 1968 C code 289-2V, and F code 302-2V engines in a Mercury Cougar or Ford Mustang. Stock 2 barrel intake manifold. Take off manifold with correct casting number of C8AE-9425-B. Intake shipped bare, less carburetor studs, heater tube, vacuum fittings, and water neck where applicable. Ford master part number C4AZ-9424-J.
The 1966-67 289-2V intake is also a good alternate, see related items for that one.
*Installation Tip - A 1 inch aluminum spacer plate with PCV provision is needed for proper air cleaner clearance.
*Trivia - The F code 302-2V engine wasn't technically available in a 1968 Ford Mustang.