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RE: Fuel System



>> I am currently doing a lot of modifications to my car, gathering parts
>> atleast. One of the components that must be upgraded is the fuel
>> system.Since, my car is an 84, do I need to upgrade to the 86 PE chip
>> even before I start to upgrade anything?
>
>I would suggest it. It will allow you to run the 35's and big VAF with no
>problems. If the 86 PE is hard to find, you may want to look into the
>'87-'88 TC stuff.
>
>[]  Does the 87-88 TC run 35lb injectors? What is a VAF? 
>
>> I know that I will need to upgrade the fuel pump 190 l/hr intank, I
>> think is the right way to go? 
>
>Sounds fine to me.
>
>> I want to install larger injectors possibly 42#.
>
>What are you planning on doing with the car?
>[]  I am planning on running 1/4 mile, I already have a bigger turbo,
>external wastegate, 3" downpipe and exhaust , Lincoln Mark VII 8.8 rear end,
>ported 88 TC exhaust manifold, K&N 6" conical. I am know just trying to
>figure out the Fuel part of the equation. Next is the Head and intake
>manifold.
> 
> You may want to stick with the 35's until you run into a problem (which most
>likely will never
>happen). Most people that I have talked to who have tried the 42's end up
>going back to the 35's.
> 
>
>> In the rebuild I am looking for between 300 - 400HP. if possible.
>> Here are the options as I understand them.
>> 
>> 1 FPR and computer to monitor lean and rich.
>
>Once again, I would stay away from the FPR unless you start running lean
>and need the 42's. As far as the A/F meter, it's a good idea.
>
>> 2. Super chip 
>
>Do you need to raise the stock rev limiter? Why do you want one? Joe
>Morgan has one of these for sale I know...don't know if it does much. 
>[]  Does the chip not remap the the fuel to run larger injectors?  
>
>> 3. adjustable FMU (not sure what this stands for Fuel Management Unit?)
>
>I would think you wouldn't need this.
>
>> 4. Mass Air , which comes with an adjustable analog compuer.
>
>OK, pop quiz...what product is Nick talking about in this quote:
>
>------- 
>The improvements of been great, better idle faster turbo spool up,
>better throttle response, more topend power and much smoother power from
>idle to redline. From idle to redline nothing comes close.  
>-------
>
>His cam? His new MAF wonderproduct? His lines for his products are all the
>same it's hard to tell isn't it! Well, I would have guessed roller cam
>for this one, but it's actually his MAF. Stay away from this guy and you
>will do OK. As far as the MAF, there isn't one that has tested and proven
>not to make your car slow down so....
>
>The VAF is not a restriction past 300 horse, so why pay out the nose for a
>MAF that isn't proven to work?
>
>Just my comments,
>
>Cory
>
>[]  It was only another option, from the comments in the last week I think
>I'll stay on the Canadian
>side of the border away from Nick.
>
>Dennis.
>84 SVO, Silver