<VV> Re: 1 hp per 1 cubic inch (no Corvair)
r.gault at sbcglobal.net
Thu Mar 10 10:33:02 EST 2005
Ah, yes the Corvette (mostly) mechanical fuel injection. Too cool. I loved
Bob likes data, so here's some. ;-)
1967 Camaro 327, Quadrajet, Powerglide, 2.73:1 rear end (I think). Removed
Quadrajet, bolted on a 1962 Corvette FI, tuned power stop by timing accel
runs between signs on a country road.
1. Almost 1 second improvement in 1/4 mile time.
2. 1-2 mpg improvement.
3. Nobody at Chevy dealers would work on the car.
----- Original Message -----
From: <BobHelt at aol.com>
To: <NOSVAIR at aol.com>; <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 12:47 AM
Subject: <VV> Re: 1 hp per 1 cubic inch
> In a message dated 3/9/05 6:00:20 PM US Mountain Standard Time, NOS VAIR
> > It makes me wonder when the magic 1 hp per 1 cubic inch production
> > was really broken. Even if it wasn't the 283 fuelie please tell me it
> > Chevy! LOL
> > Bruce Webster
> I don't know who was first, but Chevrolet accomplished the feat with the
> (mechanical) fuel injected 1957 283 CID V-8 offered in the Bel Air.
> Bob Helt
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