I am always happy, well at least I am happy now. Got my carb. Got the engine for the Miata. got the new tires and sway bar for the Focus. Will be running 2 cars next weekend for practice and competition. And soon will be campaigning 3 cars.
Life is good and racing is great, whether you win or lose. So yea, I am HAPPY now.
Trailer will be done and delivered between the 14-20 of July. Then we will have a comand post for the whole team. We should be the biggest FFR team running autocross or at least close( five regulars and two part-timers ).
347 stroker, IRS, 3:27 gears, Willwood pedals, Edlebrock Air Gap Manifolld, Pro- Comp Aluminum Heads, Lunati Cam, Holley Street Avenger 670 cfm.
FFR# 6530 non donor, IRS, small Block w/carb build. GraduationPOM3000 Mile Trip 3500 Mile Trip
Built to be driven. The mission statement for the build was - build a comfortable and fun long distance driving machine that is capable of spirited street driving and the occasional track outing.
Dave got the Carb finally, I believe he used it for 1 autocross event and it did not work well at all. Sent it back to have it redone. I think he just got it back again. 5+ months and we will find out soon if the Carb works.
MKIII, 4.6 Sohc, 3 Link, Konis, FFR Lower Crtl Arms, 3.73 R & P, Champ Pan, GM Blue Granite Metallic W/Silver Strips by Bat Man
I am amazed it is this hard to get a carb right. I bought a used holley off a guy in a parking lot for $50 and it has worked great. I just bolted it on and started the car. 15 solo events later and it still works as advertised.
Holley HP pro series carbs might be worth a look. I swaped my 770 Street Avenger that came on my Roush 402-R for a 650 HP pro to get the 4 corner idle circuit with the mechanical secondaries and it works fine for me with the Victor jr single plane intake.
I'll share this for what it's worth. I purchased a book on Holley carbs and they show this formula.
Carb CFM=(Engine CID X Max RPM)/3456
The above result gives the CFM for an engine running at 100% Volumetric efficiency, they go on to say that a Volumemetric Efficency of 85% is good for modified motors with 95% used for all out race motors. That is how I selected a Holley 650 Hp Pro series carb for my car and it has great throttle response and pulls STRONG right up till it hits the 6000 RPM rev limiter on a few Auto-X courses I run.
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