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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 10:24 PM
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Posted By G.M.
Re: Heat riser crossover?

I figured it would solve the problem from my trips on I-95 on days 100 degrees or better. The engine ran good over 55 MPH when the fuel was flowing about full blast into the carb but slowing below 55...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,737
Posted By G.M.
Re: Heat riser crossover?

If you remove the fuel line at the carb and crank the engine you should get a full 3/16" diameter stream that shoots out about 12's. This is more full than the carb will ever use. Ford determined the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,737
Posted By G.M.
Re: Heat riser crossover?

I live in SW Florida where it's hot most of the year. I took a lot of temperatures with the laser thermometer over a long period of time almost every day under the same conditions. A hot carb don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,737
Posted By G.M.
Re: Heat riser crossover?

What I reported a while back is that gadgiteer@aol.com provides a vented carb insulator that works great to cool the base of the carb which prevents the carb from vapor lock and boiling the gas out...
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