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Old 07-20-2016, 01:30 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I don't think heating the fuel will make much if any difference during normal operation.
The reason I am doing it is for when its like 10'F out side and I need to get my old carbureted pig going.
That way I can heat the fuel so it vaporizes better when its real cold out and so I can keep the density of the gasoline closer to what it is in the summer time. Since I am running carbureted the fuel density effects the mixture.
The density between cold and warm fuel is only between 1 and 2% but the more variables I can get rid of the better.

Most of that doesn't apply to fuel injected.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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