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Old 01-25-2016, 06:58 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Heated intake manifolds were widely used in dedicated-ethanol versions of Brazilian cars, though they had a limited usage in gassers.

Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
Looking at the engine is a waste of time (other than to get it running in spec) until after he addresses the way the power gets used: aero losses, gearing and getting a handle on that 4 speed transmission. Changing the torque characteristics before you've got control over how the power output gets used is putting the cart before the horse- literally.
Makes sense, but some engine tuning is still worth considering.
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