Weiand developed the first ever aluminum intake manifold in 1937. In 1949 Weiand introduced a series of "tri-power" and four 2-barrel manifolds and immediately after WWII Weiand debuted a line of aluminum cylinder heads for flathead Ford engines. The famous "Drag Star" line of "log" manifolds for Hemi engines was introduced in 1952 and in 1957 Weiand developed complete blower drives for the GMC 6-71 supercharger. Thirty years later Weiand developed complete blower drives for the GMC 6-71 supercharger. Today, Weiand is still at the forefront of intake manifold and blower development as well as high flow water pumps. To make more power you have to get more air to your engine. Look to Weiand as your power source!