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Old 04-17-2012, 09:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mikehallbackhoe View Post
my carbureted crx has a 1 3/8" hose going to the exhaust manifold . it is vacuum operated to open when the engine is cold. I am considering fixing it where it is open all the time. the problem is, it raises a flap that closes off the main air tube, which is 2" diameter. I could remove the flap , allowing it to get air from both sources, or partially block the 2" tube, allowing it to draw air from both. any suggestions?
If you are properly hyper miling I don't think you will be restricted much. But opening it partially so that it draws air in from both sources would probably be wisest. Carbs are very sensitive to additional vacuum which acts like a choke. Get some warm air in there without too much restriction.

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