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Old 04-05-2003, 03:43   #1 (permalink)
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does anyone know anything about these fuel injected 4 barrel carburettors? good or bad id like to find out what there like to run.
would they be any better than a good ol 750 vac?
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Old 04-05-2003, 03:47   #2 (permalink)
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I've often thought of one but they are bloody expensive compared with a carb. I would have thought they might be a bit more economical than a carb but then again they are a holley.
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I believe that they are very much like the CFI EA motors in concept. Far better than a carby, but not as good as MP EFI
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I believe that they are very much like the CFI EA motors in concept. Far better than a carby, but not as good as MP EFI
Correct but I think there C.F.M is much higher !!!
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Correct but I think there C.F.M is much higher !!!
you would want to hope so !
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Old 04-05-2003, 08:11   #6 (permalink)
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Throttle body injection is pure crap....DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY. Visit my website for examples of REAL engine management.
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My idea some time ago was to use 3 EA CFI units on a "6-pack" 360ci chrysler v8.
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throttle body injection is far cheaper pete.... that's why it still exists. I would love a proper EFI setup for the XA but I just don't have that sort of $$. In fact, I probably will just stick with a Holley (as bad as they are )
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My idea some time ago was to use 3 EA CFI units on a "6-pack" 360ci chrysler v8.
the setup ofthe engine management of the CFI units would be an exercise in frustration I would think!!!
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throttle body injection is far cheaper pete.... that's why it still exists. I would love a proper EFI setup for the XA but I just don't have that sort of $$. In fact, I probably will just stick with a Holley (as bad as they are )
Couldn't agree more. I'd love EFI but the $$$$ to do it for the minimal gain isn't worth it.

EFI systems req manifold to suit/injectors/computer and sensors. I've been quoted in excess of $4000 to do it. Most of the $ is computer due to the modified engine.

Cheaper and easier to get a late model EFI windsor V8/loom and computer. Only downfall is reworking another engine.

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