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Old 06-07-2004, 04:13 PM
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Here's a website that I found that might be of some use to anyone looking for a kit and some really cool pics and vids:

www.gotflames.net

They talk about shooting flames between 1 foot and 30 feet and they answer a lot of questions on the FAQ page. Check 'em out!

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Old 06-07-2004, 09:25 PM
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they are good if you want a basic kit but I wan't an injected one
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assflames

i have that used to have flames shoot out his pipe using a damn, cigerette lighter...not the safest, but fun to see

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For injection Id run a 3 way fuel filter. The third spot would goto a solenoid that would open when you hit the arming switch. Then the gas would goto a second solenoid as far down as you could get it and this would be activated by the FIRE switch. The gas would then hit some fogger nozzles. The FIRE switch would also activate the spark plugs (or rather the unit you'll need to fire both coils to get the spark plugs to fire).
For dual exhaust you'll have to split the fuel lines from the last solenoid.

BTW it works great . . . i've done it.
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I promised (earlier in this thread) to post a picture of my flame kit working.
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Old 06-16-2004, 05:16 PM
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Hi everybody, this is my first post! anyway, I've looked into the flamethrowers myself and as I understand it, they come in 3 stages depending on the size of flame and dangerous they are. first thing to know though is they are not legal ever on the street in any state. all statges have a spark plug located in the tailpipe. 1st is dumping raw fuel through the pipes, 2nd and third is introducing fuel to the pipes. Propane i've heard is the easiest because it's already a gas, otherwise you have to install an injector behind the spark. other fuels commonly used are gasoline and kerosene. Kerosene is garanteed to make 20 ft flames, so watch your shins!
how do you get the kerosene to come out fast enough so the flames wont go bakc into the bottle and explode??
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you don't, the kerosene doesn't have air in it so it won't explode until it is mixed with the air in the pipe.
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whats the chances of air gettin in there??

how would you hook it up?
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As I understand it, for anyone who wants to use liquid fuels you would have a small fuel source hooked to a fuel pump that connects to an injector that atomizes the fuel in the pipe. Basically a really small, really compact version of what your engine and gas tank are already doing. If the fuel is atomized close enough to the spark plug, and the whole apparatus is set close to the end of the pipe, then the fuel will ignite before it has a chance to condense in the pipe and the flame will exit out the pipe, but of course you would want to be reving the motor so the gases will force the flame out.
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I can tell ya how to shoot flames out of yer hood.
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To use a fuel injector you would have to use a high pressure pump and then something would have to signal the injector to open. Why not just use a regular pump (or a threeway filter if your running a carb) and a Nitrous fogger nozzle?
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I know this is an older thread but I was going thru some of my bookmarks and ran across this. Along with the directions it also has schematics. Flamethrowers
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Heres how I did it:I open the headers and drove around one night.And the battery light came on and I refused to go home.Well as the lights started to dim I decided it as time to get it home.Kept driveing despite the fact that its dieing and missing then once the headers filled w/ gas I got a nice fireball that rolled up the sides of the car.
Theres one way to do it.Mak3es a nice flash in surounding yards.
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Flame throwers

I installed a flame thrower system on my Choptop 54 with an independent fuel source in the trunk. The smalll tank 2(quart) goes to a 7psi fuel pump and from there to a NOS solenoid where the tap is 'T' connected to the dual exhaust about 6 inches from the tips. I have spark plugs installed in the tail pipes which are ignited by a toggle switch on the dash. Actually there are 3 switches 1 toggle for the fuel pump, 1 for the spark ignition and a momentary for the solenoid. I currently burn kerosene and get flames in excess of 20 feet. To see the set up go to cardomain, chevrolet, belair, year 1954 and you'll see the car....I also installed a backup camera so I can see behind me before I hit the switch.
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Old 07-29-2004, 09:13 AM
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Re: Flame throwers

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I installed a flame thrower system on my Choptop 54 with an independent fuel source in the trunk. The smalll tank 2(quart) goes to a 7psi fuel pump and from there to a NOS solenoid where the tap is 'T' connected to the dual exhaust about 6 inches from the tips. I have spark plugs installed in the tail pipes which are ignited by a toggle switch on the dash. Actually there are 3 switches 1 toggle for the fuel pump, 1 for the spark ignition and a momentary for the solenoid. I currently burn kerosene and get flames in excess of 20 feet. To see the set up go to cardomain, chevrolet, belair, year 1954 and you'll see the car....I also installed a backup camera so I can see behind me before I hit the switch.
Good advice from somebody who has ACTUALLY done it...

Lotsa people talkin on this board lately with no proof that they have any clue what they're talking about.

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