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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-03-02, 10:04 PM
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My EB is a '92 series 1 CFI. It has a 4 spd auto. It gets WOOOPED by a 3 spd auto '89 EA. I know his first gear is taller.. up to about 80k compared to my 60k but he still shouldn't be beating me this much, if at all.. Im just wondering if there is any common problem that could be holding me back so much. It really is fair slow compared to what I imagine it should be.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-03-02, 10:12 PM
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Heres my EB

Mate youll have to give us all some more specific details but i own an EB fairmont Ghia and when i race my mates EA there is simply no completition. How well is it running? any mods? Kms?

Try working on your induction and exhaust for starters.

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-02, 06:07 AM
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its done 160,000k the head has gone before and there are no mods..
post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-02, 06:14 AM
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CFI, 0 mods & auto make it a pretty slow car... sorry...
post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-02, 06:39 AM
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it should still beat his mates car, i guess? is his a MPEFI? even still, cfi 4spd should beat the mpefi 3spd i guess, because of the 4spds higher diff ratio.
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Check throttle cable for wear...

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-02, 05:54 PM
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Check air cleaner
throttle cable
ect........ because if they are more or less stock it should be a very even race(r they both auto or 5sp?)

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-02, 09:30 PM
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Both are CFI
Both are Auto
Both are stock

His is a '89 EA
Mine is a '92 EB
Mine is a 4spd Auto
His is a 3spd Auto

Thanks for the help... I'll check those things in the morning
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Re: My EB


I did put something here, but it vanshied, I think

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