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more carbs !

In the old days we just put on more carbs and had to play with timing and accelerator pumps, My brother welded up a 4 carb manifold for the dodge hemi in his 36 ford lakes coupe. He used Carter WCD's they have a metering rod adjustable very easily, Flowed as much as about 7 "97's. I redrilled my edelbrock 3-2 manifold for My FE, Ford and they are still on the engine in the roadster.

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I also still run a tri power on my BBC 3-500 cfm Holleys,,alsohave a 327 with edelbrock and 3 carters not installed yet .
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My high school friend and I put together a 1955 265 CI Chevy V8 and installed it in a 1935 Ford truck with a trans-adapter. The engine had a early Offenhauser tri-power manifold drilled for three-bolt Stromberg carburetors. We installed three Stromberg 48 carburetors and never could get the thing running.

We finally took it back to the shop that built the engine. The shop had a Uni-Syn Carburetor tool (manometer) and they used it to synchronize the carburetors. We were amazed how well that truck ran after the carbs were synchronized. The '35 Ford truck was equipped with a Schiefer flywheel and clutch assembly, the original "granny low" 4-speed transmission and the original 4.44:1 rear end.
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I also still run a tri power on my BBC 3-500 cfm Holleys,,alsohave a 327 with edelbrock and 3 carters not installed yet .
WOW THAT LOOKS AWSOME
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The Chevy 348 used the small end carbs until they stopped making the 348 tri power. The other GMs stopped using the small end carbs in 1958, in 1959 they went to the bigger end carbs. SBC used the small Rochester 2 bbl on lots of engines, they can be found. Someone is modifing them, they sell them on ebay and in some of the speed parts catalogs.
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They have people using tri powers and only the center carb works. They make it look like everything is hooked up, the fuel lines are plugged and they use steel between the end carbs and manifold gaskets so they are sealed off. It looks cool but it is only running on 2bbls.
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They have people using tri powers and only the center carb works. They make it look like everything is hooked up, the fuel lines are plugged and they use steel between the end carbs and manifold gaskets so they are sealed off. It looks cool but it is only running on 2bbls.
Wouldn't that be about the same as having a beautiful girlfriend who wore a chastity belt 24/7?
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I'm just saying. It's probably not a bad idea with the junk gas they sell now. You only have to mess with one carb when you get problems. I still have a couple of tri powers. I once had 4 at the same time.
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WOW THAT LOOKS AWSOME
Thanks.that is a before and after pictures ,I changed to aluminum heads a comp cam only a 272 and roller rockers msd ig. bored .30 over .250 stroker crank (aka 496 ) the before the truck was blue when I pulled the engine to paint it ,I up dated the engine ,have not got to drive it yet, truck is a 53 chevy,,Horsepower Just enough,,LOL

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Wouldn't that be about the same as having a beautiful girlfriend who wore a chastity belt 24/7?
some things that look fast should be driven hard,,,
I dont like fake
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