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Old 01-23-2013, 11:47 AM   #275
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Originally Posted by Mr. Fisherman View Post
Thinking I have seen lots of folks open up an air box and the exhaust to get better flow... If the filtered inlet is too small couldn't it choke those 4 carbs when you are stroking across the playa at WOT? Or maybe you could just use smaller diameter exhaust pipes

It just looked like those 4 carbs might want to suck more air than can pass through that single smallish inlet at WOT. That said I am not an engineer nor do I play one on tv
They're about 1" carbs, and the inlet is 2" pipe so the area is about the same.

According to a couple of online things, the inlet should flow enough air for a bit under 240hp.

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Originally Posted by MortimerSickle View Post
On the other hand, only one carb is drawing air at any given time, no?

Yup. 4 cylinters, 4 stroke. Unless I put in a really goofy camshaft.
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