Question: Can we put an 8-71 blower on a high output, normally aspirated Big Block V-8 with very high compression ratio (15 to 1)? Answer: The detonation can be controlled with enrichment and air to fuel ratio control, theoretically regardless of the compression ratio. However, I am not sure about the mechanical strength of the […]
Question: How did you dial in your mechanical fuel injection setup for bracket racing? Answer: Our tune-up is set up to be in a linear range. That is when we increase the shift point, our ET is proportionately lower. When we lower our shift point, our ET is proportionately higher.? That is a result of […]
Question: We want to race with a Roots blower. There are standard Roots blower bottom openings, and there are smaller ones. Some with a small pie shape towards the front. What is the influence from the size of blower output opening
In addition to the math in the FI book, a lot of text and editorial are provided about fuel injection. However, the correspondence that follows is from a ‘Fuel Injection Book’ customer. It is a demonstration of the extent that a tuner can get into from the FI book math section.
Below is an email correspondence I had with Jimmy: Hi Bob, I talked to you last week through email about doing a MFI Enderle Birdcatcher on gas on the street … I will use your book to set up and tune my system. But i have a question that may not be covered in your […]
Message: in your book you show a vacuum gauge with a telltale, do you know where to obtain one of these gauges?? KS It is not a vacuum gage but a pressure gage. You probably want a 0-200 psi, liquid filled, tattle tale gage. I was told McMaster has them. McMaster is a large gage […]
The following comes from JB in the UK: Just a quick note to say thankyou for producing a fantastic source of information with the Fuel Injection Secrets book.
Good evening Bob, Thank you for both your reply and the Book, it arrived yesterday and from that moment till this morning other than doing the everyday thing I can not put the book down without reading the next and then the next page!! It is a work of art and will be enjoyed for […]
I read your book but I had a question regarding the pre-run cylinder head temps and oil temps. I have an aluminum rod 400CI SBC turbo car with no coolant in the block. I’m measuring cylinder head temperature and oil temperature and wondering what’s a safe range to be in? Depends on whether you are […]
“Thanks a bunch, your book has really helped me out. I’m 22 and just got my race car started for the first time on Methanol …”? From PT