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Old February 22nd 2008, 14:48
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You should probably prepare yourself for lots of laughing then

I think I here yeti laughing
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Old February 22nd 2008, 19:15
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Naw, I wouldn't really do that. I'm a nice guy.
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Old April 27th 2008, 13:20
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So....the car is finally finished (well for now anyway )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BGdV8eauc0
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Old April 27th 2008, 13:44
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Nice car. Congrats.

What happened to the 2 litre?
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So that's what you were doing this weekend...very nice video! (of course the car is killer too)
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The 2 liter will be going in a couple of months from now....

The 2.9 was just for dyno day and the first few shows of the season. Now it will come out, the 2 liter and the A/C will go in.
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Old April 28th 2008, 15:19
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kewl vid! Thanks for the plug at the end...

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Old April 28th 2008, 18:43
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The 2 liter will be going in a couple of months from now....

The 2.9 was just for dyno day and the first few shows of the season. Now it will come out, the 2 liter and the A/C will go in.
Werd. I was just curious to know what kind of fuel mileage you'll get from the 2 litre with all of the efforts put into efficiency. My 2270 pleasantly surprised me before the speedometer cable broke. I averaged somewhere between 22-26 mpg for 237 miles. I'm sure I could do better if I kept my foot out of it.
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26 MPG is average for most 2270s..
The 2.9 has a best of 33 MPG, it averaged 30.3 over almost 300 miles two weekends ago.. Thats even with 52 IDAs..

I swapped it to 48 Dells to see what happens for MPG and to get some drive ability out of it.. Between a 3,000 pound clutch and a pair of race prepped carbs the car can be a handful, especially in the middle of a corner..
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Old May 1st 2008, 19:23
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That's impressive for such a large engine on carbs. Was you're 3 litre that frugal on fuel?
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The 3 liter shared the same case, bottom end and even camshaft.. Ig got a best of 25 MPG with the billet heads and didn't make as much power.

The MPG and drive ability as well as power from the 2.9 combo is directly related to the twin plug heads and the capability of running north of 10.5;1 CR on as little as 89 octane.

This is the smoothest running and best behaving street engine I have ever built, hands down... As soon as I removed the IDAs the drive ability was literally just as good as my FI cars..
Dells: Gotta love' m
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Sweet video. I finaly got a chance to watch it. That is one nice car. I need to finish mine and get it back on the road. I think I will set aside time this summer to get it done. Your video has motivated me.
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Very cool car and very cool video. It looks like it was well worth the extra wait. :righton:
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Thanks guys.

It did feel good last weekend...cruising thru the mountains....top down...sun shining....

But, this might be the last "project" for a while. It gives me a whole new perspective when I check out other people's cars at the shows now. It really is a labor of love.
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