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Old 03-07-2013, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
1)If your carb is a 4778 that would be first,the 4779 works better
you should have a newer HP design with removable air bleeds
My carb is a 4778-4. I just rebuild it and would really like to use it. Is the difference between my carb and the 4779 enough to warrant a new carb?

Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
2) I would use an open plenum intake
I did a lot of research and everyone said that for a street car and duel plenum air gap is the best intake.

Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
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something like this
I would not use a hydraulic flat tappet in a sports car

with 4.11 gears and 3.35 first gear I see first gear as useless in a sports car
your top speed(making power) is 35 mph with a flat tappet hydraulic
the solid would get you to 42 mph,,26 1/2 tire
If you road race,not many corners have you slow to 30 mph even in a hairpin so first gear has no use in your application
my first gear allows me to go 55 mph in first,as an example

If you drag race,the solid lifter cam will get you by the tree in 1st gear
comment back?
I’m not oppose to changing over to a solid flat tappet cam. Just want to be sure that it’s worth the extra money to change the lifters out as well. Since my current lifters and basically band new.

To be honest I have 3 different diff's for my car. I have a 3.36, 3.54 and a 4.11. It only takes about 2 hours from start to finish to replace the diff in these car and i can swap it out at any time.

Originally Posted by ap72 View Post
BTW having your lifters reground is almost the same cost as buying a new set.
My current cam and lifters have less than 2 hours of run time on them and so i was hoping to reuse the lifters without having them reground.
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