Originally Posted by paart
So here's the deal i live in wisconsin and i go down to visit family in north carolina all the time. my cousin has a 2000 7.3L Powerstroke and he's a little cocky. He wants to hook chains with my truck a 78 chevy with a carburated 350 and a 600 edlebrock carb. what can i do to tune the engine up to get more torque out of it, i know he'll probably pull me up and down the mountains but i just want to make it so i have somewhat of a chance. any suggestions?
Do you have granny gear first. he may be in for a suprise. If so then you just need a load of wood in the back. also be sure to oil his tires before the competion and insist its on the street. No reason to make it a fair fight.
The heavy powerstroke will pull harder cause its got more wieght.