RE: Re: Choice of injectors/393 stroker

From: Covert, Jack <>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 13:32:51 -0500

I have the SEFI conversion from a mustang and the cute little throttle
return spring on mine made it very touchy as well. I put another spring
on it with a heavier wind and that made it easier to control.

        -----Original Message-----
        From: Coby S. Hughey
        Sent: Wed 2/6/2002 1:17 PM
        To: kincade bauer; Ebml_at_Bronco.Com
        Subject: RE: [EBML] Re: Choice of injectors/393 stroker

        I haven't done that mod myself; others on the list have though.
        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
> to a 75mm tb
> >setup on my own rig.
> agreed.
> > > > not really - but i'd probably go w/ a 70MM instead -
> 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
> 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,
> don't want to neck the TB down too far.
> >Yes, I'm running an EEC Tuner calibrated for larger
> i would highly recommend the tweeker, but mike glover (owner)
is down
> for the count right now having just found out he has diabetes.
> 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
> fuel curve or something. in any case, they're not enough for
> 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:
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        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]
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