Archives: Reader Correspondence

This section features correspondence between readers and Bob. We hope that others in a similar position will be helped by reading these entries.

METHANOL, BLOWER, & REAL HIGH COMPRESSION

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 […]

MORE ON BRACKET RACING TUNE-UP FOR FUEL INJECTION

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 […]