RE: Re: Choice of injectors/393 stroker

From: Coby S. Hughey <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 11:17:07 -0700

I haven't done that mod myself; others on the list have though. Hopefully
someone will speak up.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On Behalf Of
> kincade bauer
> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 10:48 AM
> To:;
> Subject: RE: [EBML] Re: Choice of injectors/393 stroker
> >One trick for that would be to run some type of cam on your
> throttle cable
> >that gives the first few inches of stroke less travel on the
> throttle blade.
> coby - 'any suggestions on this? w/ my KB, my throttle response is
> still very touchy, even w/ the 65mm TB.
> >Another trick is to use a camshaft that moves the rpm band up a bit; that
> >kills some of the low end torque and makes it less sensitive to small
> >throttle changes at lower rpms(with a stroker you usually have torque to
> >spare). I'd run a 70mm TB with your setup; I'm probably going
> to a 75mm tb
> >setup on my own rig.
> agreed.
> > > > not really - but i'd probably go w/ a 70MM instead - you
> want to make
> >> > the efficiency of that motor as high as possible.
> >> What does this mean?
> >
> >He means you don't want to restrict airflow when you've spent so
> much money
> >to move more air. Air is horsepower/torque.
> that's exactly what i mean - with a NA application you're trying to
> increase the engines efficiency in being able to "pull" more air in -
> the engine is simply an air pump - the more air you can breathe, the
> more power you can make - so with a large CI motor like that, you
> don't want to neck the TB down too far.
> >Yes, I'm running an EEC Tuner calibrated for larger injectors.
> i would highly recommend the tweeker, but mike glover (owner) is down
> for the count right now having just found out he has diabetes. i
> consider the EEC tuner to be a very close second. join the EEC tuner
> list too - you'll learn buttloads of info.
> >BTW...don't run the 24lb injectors. Make your decision between 30lb and
> >36lb injectors.
> agreed. stay away from the 24 lb injectors - a TON of people have a
> hard time getting them to run well - something to do with a strange
> fuel curve or something. in any case, they're not enough for your
> motor anyway - you don't want to take your injectors up to 100% duty
> cycle - it gives you no leeway at all for a partially clogged
> injector, etc.
> --
> Kincade Bauer, Darkhorse
> Discount Advance Adaptors Dealer:

700R4 behind a small-block ford:

-1973 Bronco
Kenne Bell Supercharged/Fuel Injected 5.0 [bypass, 8#'s, 36#
injectors, Kenne-Bell switch chip, T-rex 50/70 with Carter 98 gph l/p
pusher, 80MM Ford MAF, 65MM Accufab TB, J&S Ultra-Safeguard] 700R4,
AtlasII 4.3:1, Detroit/ARB w/ 5.13's, Full-Width Axles, 35" MTR's,
AGR close-ratio box/pump, 28 year old paint

-1989 Mustang 5.0 LX, stock

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