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IS that a SBC setup?? loooks like it...can anyone say BOG CITY???

maybe ok on top end....still think it's too much carb....

now dual factory AFB's/WCFBs???..???

THAT's cool....
 

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I got one of those Edelbrocks. Not on a small block though. It is in my 1977 Corvette with a 454 big block with 880 HP. Nice setup. Gets 15 mpg if driven only at slow cruise, 13 mpg with beating it up all the time...
 

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I got one of those Edelbrocks. Not on a small block though. It is in my 1977 Corvette with a 454 big block with 880 HP. Nice setup. Gets 15 mpg if driven only at slow cruise, 13 mpg with beating it up all the time...
You gotta be kidding, that's fantastic mileage...you gotta have an overdrive I presume....

what gear ratio??
 

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No overdrive. The car is new to me and I don't know much about it as far as numbers. I want to figure that out this spring. It runs about 4500 rpm at 70 mph in 4th. It runs strong and reliable. I have been looking for a way to figure out the rear end ratio with other data, I may have found a table to check it out.
 

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Had the Edelbrock Cross Ram on a 63 Impala "back in the day":thumbsup:
(P.S. what a PITA to keep working correctly!)
 

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IS that a SBC setup?? loooks like it...can anyone say BOG CITY???

maybe ok on top end....still think it's too much carb....

now dual factory AFB's/WCFBs???..???

THAT's cool....
Gene: Not true!!! The optional Z-28 302 race package was cross ram with two Holley double pumpers. Gave AWESOME performance and NO BOG. If you are running a 3.08 rear gear and an automatic, then yes, you'll bog. But slap in a stall speed or keep the RPMs up on a stick and bog will not be an issue. Cross Ram was very popular on cars back in the 60s-70s. Remember the Beach Boys and the Song "Shut Down"...

"He's hot with Ram Induction"...that was cross ram on a 413 Mopar. BTW the 413 would have FLATTENED the Vette in that race :laughing:
 

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Now if you REALLY want to impress your friends at the local filling station... ;)
You bought a Vette for economy/mileage??? :surprised :surprised :surprised
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Usually milage means economy things being equal. It needs to have at least 106 octane which is 4.99 per gallon where I can get it so 13 mpg but not "Economy." It is real impressive to see the dials on the gas pump though, look like they are going to fly off they spin so fast for price!!
 

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Usually milage means economy things being equal. It needs to have at least 106 octane which is 4.99 per gallon where I can get it so 13 mpg but not "Economy." It is real impressive to see the dials on the gas pump though, look like they are going to fly off they spin so fast for price!!
Speaking of gas prices, anyone notice that gas now jumps a DIME a gallon instead of a few cents. It went up overnight to $3.25 from $3.15. :(
 
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