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Old 10-13-2015, 05:38 PM   #41 (permalink)
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All because I bought plans from the back of Popular Mechanics for the Pogue 200 mpg carb and other wacky devices.
I just saved up for X-ray specs from the back of Boys' Life. Man, was I disappointed! I could not see inside my Christmas presents!

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There's more opportunity for higher fe in the hills, especially with a stick.
Can be. I struggle with hills, high-octane commuters climbing up my tailpipe and a failed IMA pack. But I do okay.
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Old 10-14-2015, 06:49 PM   #43 (permalink)
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P&G on the flats stinks. On the hills, much better.
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Old 11-12-2015, 08:32 PM   #44 (permalink)
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I rock the hills, a few years back I was working in Seneca SC with a 25 mile commute including a bunch of hills, I consistently got over 40 mpg for 5 tanks averaging 55 mph or so with about 1/3 the distance rolling motor up coast down hills. My LT Average is 34.8 and never better than 36 mpg in flat ol Florida. Vroom.
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Fuel Vapor Carbs

Here is a book I got though Lindsey Publications,advertised in the back of Popular Science or Mechanix Illustrated.
It has the patent illustrations for about a dozen fuel vapor carbs,and testimonies and anecdotal evaluations.It was about $12 (US).
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I am trying to build one, a real one.
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tor-32977.html
Just need to put it together.
Got any pointers?

I only expect mine to help fuel economy in cold conditions.
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I am trying to build one, a real one.
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tor-32977.html
Just need to put it together.
Got any pointers?

I only expect mine to help fuel economy in cold conditions.
Get a push car and driver.Each time you drive,you'll need a push up to 35-mph so you can start the car and drive at 35-mph.
When your forced to stop at a sign or traffic light,keep that push car close by,as you'll need it each time you start off.
Don't expect to drive any speed other than 35-mph.That's all these carburetors will allow for.Seriously!
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That is kind of what I was thinking and that is what word of mouth has always been on them.
Tiny single bore, no accelerator pump.
I am just trying to put a 4bbl edelbrock on top of a coolant warmed carb heater plate.
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That is kind of what I was thinking and that is what word of mouth has always been on them.
Tiny single bore, no accelerator pump.
I am just trying to put a 4bbl edelbrock on top of a coolant warmed carb heater plate.
In the 1960s,GM had thermostatically-controlled exhaust heat diverters built into their intake manifolds.
My CRX also had carb heat via hot coolant circulation and also t-stat controlled hot air riser into the air cleaner housing.

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