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Old 05-12-2004, 21:13   #1 (permalink)
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I have a XE with a 250xflow MPI from a XF, would i get more power from a carb setup, I have a redline torqer manifold with a 350 holly? please help
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Re: Injection or Carb?

Maybe BUT only because the efi system is a total piece of shit. The factory EFI manifold should give you a lot better low end torque with about the same top end hp. The factory vane airflow meter efi system is totally butch and changing to aftermarket will make the factory hardware work really well.
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It's been my experience that injection can have much more potential. It will generally use less fuel to make the same power, and can be tuned for more situations than a carb. Not having worked extensively with the older XF injection, I can't comment on upgrading that. But IMO you should.
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just wondering if the xf carby could be rigged to take a TPS and replace the cfi on the falcons?
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It'd have to be rigged to take injectors as well - just curious as to why you'd bother though? CFI is not really any different to a conventional carb; in my view it's basically an electric carby and not a very good one either!
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Re: Injection or Carb?

mongrelEB,

As you know I wanna put the MPFI on.. but may not be able to get the cash till a week or so down the track.

Car is basically undrivable atm.. and i know where i can get an xf carby for 30bucks.. thinking i can attach the tps to that, let the comp handle the ignition side of things. Take the injection side out of the equation.
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stay away from cfi i've had nothing but trouble with them
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i have cfi.. its just plain evil.. what were ford thinking? honestly?

and the mpfi aint much better.. banked injection.. sheesh what a joke.
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Well good luck eskyboi, personally reckon it'd be more trouble than it's worth. Will the carby bolt on? Also, you'll probably find it'll overfuel anyway due to the fuel pump producing too much pressure and flooding the fuel chambers.....

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