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I have a 76 Camaro with a 250 inline six, it has a stock carb, is there any way to jet, or adjust the carb for more power? Also i heard great things about split manifolds, any info on the how to's ''please''

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Sure there`s a way to give that six shooter more power, drop in a 350. Problem solved. Straight six shooters were never made with power in mind. I`m not sure if clifford performance is still around or not but they used to make performance pieces for straight sixes such as cams, intakes and etc.
If the carbs jetting is correct then rejetting it isn`t going to give it anymore power. You have to consider, your dealing with a 1 barrel, it`s flow is very very poor and flow is power. The intake design is out to lunch as well, if it has the integrated intake and exhaust manifold this is also defeating the purpose as it makes the intake get hot. Offenhauser makes intakes for these engines where you can bolt on a small four barrel carb and I believe there are some 2 barrel intakes out there also. Six shooters are good for torque, not much else.
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Originally Posted by RoyCarterChevyFan54
I have a 76 Camaro with a 250 inline six, it has a stock carb, is there any way to jet, or adjust the carb for more power? Also i heard great things about split manifolds, any info on the how to's ''please''
Here are some links:

Tom Langdon is a retired GM engineer and tech adviser for Inliners International. He has Stovebolt Engine Co..

Here’s a 250 turbo build, but w/a BUNCH of good links to other parts manufacturers, etc.

LINKS FROM Steve’s Nova Site, above thread:
http://t6racing.org/

http://www.sissellsautomotive.com/

http://t6racing.org/

www.goravenswood.com

http://www.cliffordperformance.net/

http://www.webercarbsdirect.com/Webe...retors_s/2.htm

http://www.larryspower.com/

http://www.inliners.org/

http://prostores1.carrierzone.com/se...com/StoreFront

http://www.exeterautosupply.com/Docs...%20catalog.pdf

http://www.customdesignperformance.com/leo/leo.html

http://www.hotsixes.com/hotsixes/?page_id=9

http://www.secondchancegarage.com/public/368.cfm

http://www.flatlanderracing.com/rebuildkitschevy.html

http://www.patricksantiquecars.com/chevyparts.htm

http://webrodder.com/index.php?searc...Stories&CID=15

HOLDEN/AUSSIE- http://www.sixplusperformance.com/sh...roducts_id=265

CYLINDER HEAD MODIFIED IMAGES-
http://www.stevesnovasite.com/forums...=112302&page=6
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