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Old 10-01-2004, 09:44 PM
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283's can get very good mileage. I have one in my 1940 Ford.

Use a small 4V carb, good intake, good ignition (I use a MSD small HEI) and dual exhaust. A gear ratio of 3.0 to 3.25 also helps.

I had one in a 55 Chevy 150 sedan and got 20 miles per gallon real easy.


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