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- Sun Jul 24, 2005 12:59 pm
- Forum: Propane Forum
- Topic: building a 454 chevy for my mh.
- Replies: 5
- Views: 2587
I'm no expert, but I suggest two 425's on a stock manifold is a bad idea. The stock manifold will be the limiting factor, and all the second mixer will give you is plumbing headaches. For a motor home, I think you should forget about the "usual" performance tricks. A motor home isn't a race car. You...
Since posting my inquiry, I have gotten a chance to look down the throat of another 425, and low and behold, there is a plate on the end of the adjusting bolt! So, I may be flooding my motor out at full throttle. I'll switch mixers this weekend, and report on the results.
Your new shop looks great. One of the smartest things I did when I built mine was to put in a grease pit. It is incredibly handy to be able to walk around under your car without worrying about jacks, etc. The surrounding soil makes it cool in the summer and warm (at least in Washington) in the winter.
After 30 years of dreaming about it, I have my idea of the perfect street rod motor running, in my first car, a 1950 Chevy. It's a 1970 292 six, with a Model E and a 425 on a Holley throttle body/single 4bbl intake, big cast iron headers, HEI, 10.5:1 flat top pistons. Everything in the engine is new...