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Forum: Fuel Injection, Carburetion & Fuel System 08-07-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By FrankGRUN
After some research, I've found that the IMPCO...

After some research, I've found that the IMPCO 425 mixer will cause a pressure drop of between 0.6 and 1.4 inches of water over the maximum rpm range I anticipate using. The right angle adapters are...
Forum: Fuel Injection, Carburetion & Fuel System 07-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By FrankGRUN
I've now picked up an Innovate Wide Air Fuel...

I've now picked up an Innovate Wide Air Fuel ratio meter, so I will first calibrate the 1411 with the new engine, then redo the calibration with the mixer and air cleaner path in place. Thanks for...
Forum: Fuel Injection, Carburetion & Fuel System 07-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By FrankGRUN
I'm mounting the 425 towards the rear of the...

I'm mounting the 425 towards the rear of the engine right along the engine transmission axis, then a right angle air cleaner adapter pointing to the passenger side. I made up a cold air intake using...
Forum: Fuel Injection, Carburetion & Fuel System 07-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By FrankGRUN
Error and typo! My question should be : given the...

Error and typo! My question should be : given the airflow restrictions of the IMPCO 425 mixer when the propane system is fully retracted (that is operating on gasoline) will the Edelbrock 1411 have...
Forum: Fuel Injection, Carburetion & Fuel System 07-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By FrankGRUN
Carb Jetting with Dual Fuel Setup

I'm finally about to finish restoring my 1982 E350-based Dual Fuel Motorhome. I had to replace the stock motor with a remanufactured 460 long block. The replacement was built with a Melling MTF-3 RV...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 01-06-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,709
Posted By FrankGRUN
Update

I appreciate all the helpful information. By way of an update, I recently contacted Hughes Performance for suggestions. I filled out a detailed Tech Card and received a prompt reply. I then called...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 12-24-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,709
Posted By FrankGRUN
I meant to add that in my LA Basin testing back...

I meant to add that in my LA Basin testing back and forth on the 210 and the 10 freeways with the cruise control locked on 55 mph actual, I got an average of 10.5 mpg over a 355 mile test. I...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 12-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,709
Posted By FrankGRUN
I had followed that link previously, but it...

I had followed that link previously, but it seemed a bit short on direct measurements. I was also concerned that the weight of the motorhome would be a factor in the operation of the converter.
...
Forum: Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 12-24-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,709
Posted By FrankGRUN
C6 Torque Converter Slippage and MPG

I have a 1982 Ford E350 Based Born Free 24' Motorhome with the 460 and C6 transmission. I'm on a continual search for better MPG figures within reason, but automatic transmissions are new to me....
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-13-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,473
Posted By FrankGRUN
Very true. I wanted to at least go to a pre-71...

Very true. I wanted to at least go to a pre-71 timing gear or even replace the cam with a RV torquer but the access to the engine is a real downer. I had also been told that the stock Ford cam used...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-13-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,473
Posted By FrankGRUN
Should have addressed that. The 1982 E350 Cutaway...

Should have addressed that. The 1982 E350 Cutaway on which the Motorhome is built does not require a catalytic converter but is subject to smog inspection biannually here in CA. Because of the...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-13-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,473
Posted By FrankGRUN
Torque Curve for Carbureted 460 RV Engine

Last year I purchased a 1982 Ford E350 24' Born Free Motorhome with 45,000 miles. The previous owner had added a Gear Vendors Overdrive to the C6 automatic. At that point the rear had the stock...
Forum: Air Intakes, Air Filters & Ram Air 09-13-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By FrankGRUN
I've been rather disappointed with the lack of...

I've been rather disappointed with the lack of response to this posting! Nonetheless, I am proceeding and will offer the following update for those faced with a similar project problem.

I've...
Forum: Air Intakes, Air Filters & Ram Air 08-29-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By FrankGRUN
Custom hot air source for CAI for 82 E350 with 460???

I have a 1982 Born Free Class C lMotorhome built on a Ford E350 cutaway chassis with 460 engine, C6 transmission and GearVendors Overdrive. I'm replacing the Holley 4180 carb and stock intake with an...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 07-29-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,518
Posted By FrankGRUN
Kiwi, Bear, Thanks for your comments. It was...

Kiwi, Bear,

Thanks for your comments. It was certainly my intention to have Reincarnation recurve the distributor, but I was looking for some opinions upon which to base my request.

I agree...
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