Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Fuel Economy
Thread: Fuel Economy
View Single Post
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2004, 05:38 PM
tresi tresi is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Cassville,MO
Posts: 799
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 21
Thanked 41 Times in 37 Posts
Quote:
Originally posted by 70chevy
thank you doublevision

It is a 350 bored over .030 and has 882 heads with 282 crane cam. I know get rid of that cam...What should i go to? I have a turbo 350 trans with a 3.73 gears and the gears are non-negotable. 600 cfm edelbrock carb dual flowmasters (not sure what series) I have the cheapo spark plugs on it right now but only until i get it running. It has never been cranked since it was rebuilt. I just put oil in it for the first time ever. Would anyone care to venture a guess as to what i might get mileage wise right now no mods?
Don't know how tall your tires are but I'll guess with stock jets in the carb you'll get about 11-12mpg. With some yuning work on that carb you might get 13-14. I'm assuming it's 2 wheel drive. If you won't part with your 3.73 gears or swap to a 700R4 you might want to get a set of tractor tires if you were hoping to hit 16mpg.
Reply With Quote