I am in process of switching out my stock intake for an edelbrock performer 2131 and noticed that the hole for my upper a/c brace is not in the eddy. Do you recommend that I tap a hole or leave the upper brace off???

I do plan on using the a/c.

Please help a new amc'r!

Mike...St. Louis, MO.
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