<VV> Re: 1 hp per 1 cubic inch (no Corvair)

Tony Underwood tonyu at roava.net
Thu Mar 10 15:09:37 EST 2005

At 07:33 hours 03/10/2005, Roger Gault wrote:
>Ah, yes the Corvette (mostly) mechanical fuel injection.  Too cool.  I loved

Didja know that same setup was also intended to be made available on 
Pontiacs too?

>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.

Good move.   That particular Q-jet and its accompanying intake were no 
benefit to the stock 327, that's for sure.

>   1.  Almost 1 second improvement in 1/4 mile time.
>   2.  1-2 mpg improvement.

I'd expect this over the previous induction setup.

>   3.  Nobody at Chevy dealers would work on the car.

Don't know why not.... ;)   You'd think they would like to see how it was 


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