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    the 1.590 I would think signifies venturi size...

    the 1.590 I would think signifies venturi size
    and 1.590 would be a monster carb for a big cube engine (not crate at all)
    measure the base plate bores---I bet they are 1 3/4 minimum maybe bigger
    ...
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    this recent change by IMCA will have plenty of...

    this recent change by IMCA will have plenty of your competitors lacking performance and flirting with engine failure on race day---you are ahead of the game by researching the topic before changing...
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    Great topic Zero what we have found in the 400HP...

    Great topic Zero
    what we have found in the 400HP world of crates is that it really doesn't add up to a hill of beans either way

    we do like rear pumps for keeping the heat from the fluids
    chassis...
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    I hate FB but I love conversation so I am gonna...

    I hate FB but I love conversation so I am gonna change it up a bit here so we can spark some conversation

    AERO--in crates

    I am an old guy and 30 years ago aero stuff was only for looks but in...
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    Good to see your still involved John--- E85...

    Good to see your still involved John---

    E85 has been the trend across the country for a couple of years--so RUSH going to it is no surprise
    carburetorts are able to be converted (proffessionaly)...
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    zero-- back up a post colder fuel--colder air...

    zero--
    back up a post
    colder fuel--colder air always makes more power----cold shrinks everything ---this enables you to get more into the same space creating a bigger explosion in the...
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    absolutely---- I have seen quite a bit of...

    absolutely----

    I have seen quite a bit of engines angled down in the back as well as to the left
    when these cars get up on the bars and pinned over on the RF ----the carburetor is not happy...
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    here are some casual results from testing but at...

    here are some casual results from testing
    but at the end of the day --I promise you cooler fuel makes more power

    during the winter months we store our bulk fuel in an unheated garage
    IF we run...
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    Dirtslinger, When you say you gained HP and TQ...

    Dirtslinger,
    When you say you gained HP and TQ with the 1 SS --where were you looking in the curve?
    Im sure you did pick-up some HP above 5000
    And your peak TQ number climbed above the shorter...
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    an actual fuel cool can is considered illegal in...

    an actual fuel cool can is considered illegal in many crate venues ---HOWEVER---let us look at the subject of "cool fuel"
    in the gas family of fuels, the cooler the fuel the better the performance...
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    I am definitely not a fan of oil additives here...

    I am definitely not a fan of oil additives
    here is a video from one our associates that addresses additives
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfZiBFfCrMU
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    here is my 2 cents on the Mobil 1 when we...

    here is my 2 cents on the Mobil 1

    when we started this crate stuff back many moons ago---the sticker on the oil pan said to use 15/50 mobil 1
    this engine concept was all new to us so we...
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    New Day

    very sorry to see no new posts in over a month
    FB is taking over without a doubt and that is sad

    I am guilty of not checking in but we have been absolutely slammed with work and testing

    how...
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    several years ago I was at a 100 lap superlate...

    several years ago I was at a 100 lap superlate race in WV that bloomquist was in.
    at the half way point as he was lapping most of the field his car erupted in steam
    a couple laps later there was a...
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    on 604's we stay away from true 750's except on...

    on 604's we stay away from true 750's except on methanol
    we do use a 725 for E-85
    now that is our opinion ----many people run 750's on gas successfully ---it's just not the way we approach our...
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    750 carbs on gas do not accelerate as well as a...

    750 carbs on gas do not accelerate as well as a 650
    the 750 will make more power past the flagstand but the 650 will get to the flagstand quicker.
    We prefer 650 carbs on our 604 packages when using...
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    first of all put the carburetor back the way it...

    first of all put the carburetor back the way it was when you purchased it---
    it's always a good idea to check passages in a production built unit but you shouldn't need to start changing...
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    Ford, I dont see anything---could be my lack of...

    Ford,
    I dont see anything---could be my lack of computer understanding---LOl
    email me at brad@race-1.com or you can call anytime 330-540-7223
    I will be out tomorrow (taking my kid to college) but...
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    truth be told GM out sources many components to...

    truth be told GM out sources many components to aftermarket companies
    it is always under a very specific blue print program
    what is really amazing is how they have switched manufacturing companies...
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    if you want to see the actual bulletin from GM it...

    if you want to see the actual bulletin from GM it is on our website and FB page
    very sorry that I cannot supply links to anything other that the website
    I am the most negative FB person you will...
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    depends on who you talk to what the reason is for...

    depends on who you talk to what the reason is for the shortage
    I have heard a whole list----some make sense and some seem less believable but the bottom line is there are no engines for the next few...
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    use it as directed on the bottle---what ever fuel...

    use it as directed on the bottle---what ever fuel lube that you use

    many moons ago our carburetor builder suggested that we start recommending to our customers that they use a lubricant in the...
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    Ben Walker has told me that Durham Racing engines...

    Ben Walker has told me that Durham Racing engines is on board with the low pro system.

    Not sure who is doing the engines for Josh Richards and Tim McCreadie but both of them are running them.
    I...
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    are you still looking for parts? I have shelves...

    are you still looking for parts?
    I have shelves full of stuff
    send me an email or give me a call

    Brad
    brad@race-1.com email
    330-540-7223 call/text
    www.Race-1.com website
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    the base is completely re-designed for air...

    the base is completely re-designed for air direction
    it may look like a traditional drop base but it's not
    the deal works as a unit --including the filter itself
    the base and top have special...
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