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Discussion in 'General SAOCA Discussions' started by DanR, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. DanR

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  2. Thor 1211

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    I see that in the article he used a Quick Fuel 450 instead of a Holley 390 cfm for the swap.
    What's your take on the suitability of either for the 2.8 conversion.
  3. DanR

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    Just take a look at the height of that CArb!! Wow!

    Doug, the owner is looking to add a scoop I believe.

    From all I've read including the Sven Pruitt Book on the 2.8 and on up the 390 Holley is more than enough carb for the engine. I am more than happy with mine!

    Don't know where it is, but a good write up was made on how to determine the appropriate carb for a specific engine. Do a search on the web or hang on, bet someone will give you lots of data on it soon. Here's a link: https://speedmaster79.com/tools/carburetor-size-needed
  4. Thor 1211

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    Yes, Sven's book is all about using the 390 cfm Holley, Jose says so too, and apparently you have done it. I was just curious if you had recommended Doug Lee to go with something different.
  5. DanR

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    I sent Doug a copy of my PDF on Converting the Alpine. In it the 4 BBL Holley 390 was recommended.

    My signature element has a link to some of my Documentation for the various aspects of the Cologne V6 in an Alpine.

    Give it a read, if you haven't! Tell me what you think! I'm open for suggestions,


    P.S. A Gent in Canada Mike Hall - The Rust Bros has a new show coming up soon on
    Converting the Alpine to a V6 Ford using my Conversion Components. GoTo: http://www.rustbrosrestos.com/


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