CFM & MPG Carburetor myths.....

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  1. RustyRatRod

    RustyRatRod Weenie idiot loser. FABO Gold Member

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    Half a second faster "THAN WHAT"?
     
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      j par Well-hung Member

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      A single carburetor..
       
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      • yellow rose

        yellow rose Doctor of Thinkology.

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        Than the slow second hand on a used up watch!!!!!!!!!



















        Dammit JPar that is hilarious. Make sure your wife reads that. She'll get a kick out of that too!!
         
      • RustyRatRod

        RustyRatRod Weenie idiot loser. FABO Gold Member

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        Ha!
         
      • rumblefish360

        rumblefish360 So close, yet so far away

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        A spreadbore is a off balance wacky design.
        The TQ was a race carb first. Before emissions.
        And there still a bunch of fun.
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        • pishta

          pishta I know I'm right....

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          Put a 1375 CFM Throttle body on it and 35 lbs injectors...see if you pick up any ET. Remember, 'it will only pull what it can' but also remember it will pull what it can through a straw too, but it will be able pull alot more through a drain pipe if it can still draw fuel. EFI can cheat because it does not need a pressure drop to pull and atomize the fuel, so you can run a huge TB without the driveability of a 1050 Dominator. And the TB's are not all that much larger than the big street Holleys because they don't have boosters to impede flow.
           
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          • 318willrun

            318willrun Roadkill '80 D150

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            I'm in the process of bolting on 1200 cfm's on top of my factory-stock-block '76 318 with summit cam and home ported heads..... and .... AND manifolds :D :D I'll have fun dialing this in... :)
             
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