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Old 01-29-2013, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
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(The stock gears and stock low stall torque converter is not going to be very friendly to getting crisp throttle response with a double pumper carb. Just too much throttle, too fast.
Recurving the distributor advance curve will help. More initial at idle always helps throttle responce.)

please explain this? a 650 DP is extremely responsive,even on a 283 with 3.08 gears?
That depends on how it is tuned. He may have way too much coming in from the accelerator pumps, or too early, or not enough, or too late, or too long/short duration. The joys of running that much pump on a heavy car with stock stall and mild gears...
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