perf-list-digest Saturday, July 4 1998 Volume 01 : Number 016

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Re: FTE Perf - Edelbrock Carbs
FTE Perf - This got bounced a while back
RE: FTE Perf - This got bounced a while back
Re: FTE Perf - Fuelie Big 6



Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 06:53:43 -0700
From: "George"
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Edelbrock Carbs

Are you referring to the trans kickdown? If so, I've had no problems with my
Edelbrock 750, which uses the rod, not the cable. I did have to add a return

George Miller

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From: dcbeatty
To: ''
Date: Thursday, July 02, 1998 7:59 PM
Subject: FTE Perf - Edelbrock Carbs

In May on the 61-79 list there was a thread about getting the kickdown to
work on an
Edelbrock 4v. I searched the archives and didn't find a conclusion on the
subject. Is there anybody out there that has done this and made it work?
I'm using it on a 390 in a 1967, so the kickdown is a solid rod, not the
cable. Should I expect problems getting it to work? Is the E-brock adapter
a waste of money?

I'm trying to plan ahead for the day I drop the motor in. I don't want to
be dinking around when I should be driving it.

Thanks again for any ideas,


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Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 07:41:52 -0700
From: "Chris Samuel"
Subject: FTE Perf - This got bounced a while back

A while ago I forgot to include a topic on this one, and it got rejected:(
Such is life. So, since thankz were/are due I have to send it again.
To everyone that looked Thanks for trying. These heads are gone as I had

>-> From: Sleddog
>-> Subject: RE: FTE Perf - Hello All
>-> yeh, i got some info for you - they are listd in my 1994 catalog too.
>-> sorry, but that's all i know. did you try calling a large company like
>-> summit or jegs's to see if they have any info? did you try the ford
>-> motorsports tech line? i think the number is in the catalog.
>-> sleddog
>HI SD how's that fuel system coming?
>Yep I tried. Got the same answer... You want what??? For What?? Why don't
>you just swap in a...
>-> From: "Dave & Debby Anderson"
>-> Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Hello All
>-> Have you looked at Dave Williams page on small block heads? Its at
>-> It's got some basic info on the C302 and C302B heads and he
>-> indicates they are out of production, which I think you already knew.
>-> Dave
>Nope I had not been there. Have now. Haven't had time to digest all of the
>info. yet, but looks like a good resource overall. Actually I was guessing
>that these heads were/are out of production, but was hoping that someone
>them in the aftermarket. Thank you for the tip!

Thankz again.

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Date: Fri, 3 Jul 1998 11:08:44 -0400
From: Sleddog
Subject: RE: FTE Perf - This got bounced a while back

got a paxton 300 pump, and regulater, filter, etc.

couldn't afford first or second choices, the BG 400 pump being 1st choice,
and the paxton 400 being second. the paxton claims enough flow for 850 hp,
and i am assuming that it can feed more when not used in a drag racing

i also got a fuel pressure gauge to plumb into the regulater and as long as
i see no pressure drop at WFO down the track i guess i'll be alright. i'd
sure hate to go lean and blow piston chumks out the headers into the crowd.

just starting engine assembly now too. have to make brackets and still get
a few AN fittings for the fuel system. put engine/drivetrain into truck,
and swap some parts like ignition and valvecovers from 77 to new pulltruck
and i should be ready to rock-n-roll!

plainfield pulls are july 23-24. i hope to be running by then, with an oil
change and some running time under the hood. let er rip!


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From: Chris Samuel[]
Sent: Friday, July 03, 1998 10:41 AM
To: Perf-List
Subject: FTE Perf - This got bounced a while back

>HI SD how's that fuel system coming?

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Date: Fri, 03 Jul 1998 20:53:42 -0400
From: "C. Greenlaw"
Subject: Re: FTE Perf - Fuelie Big 6

Paul M Radecki wrote:

> As long as we're talkin' 6 bangers, I have a '94 with the fuel injected
> 300 I-6. Question: does anyone know how much modification
> this engine will take without annoying the EEC-IV? I've read that
> without Mass Air (which is not a cheap upgrade) you can't even swap cams.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but as far as I know, mass air is the only game in
town for'89 up. Trucks may have gone over later, but by '94 mass air should
be there. See if there isn't
a senser in the air intake just before the throttle plate. I can't say that
I've looked but dose anyone
actualy make cams for a 300?

47 Fred

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