This will take you to the main site where there is history, technical information and other information on these cars.
This takes you back to the main page of the forums.
This is the control panel to change your password, information and preferences on this message board.
Click here if your lost your password or need to register on this message board. You must be a registered user to post. Registration is free.
Search this board for information you need.
Click here to buy cool Squarebirds mechandise.
Click here to support Squarebirds.org. For $20 annually receive 20mBytes webspace, a Squarebirds e-mail address and member's icon on the message board.
  #1  
Old 10-08-2015, 10:24 AM
Yadkin Yadkin is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 11 2012
Posts: 1,910
Yadkin is on a distinguished road
Default Efi

I'm starting to think about my next mod, and that would be electronic fuel injection. Professional Products has a throttle body system that looks nearly foolproof, Powerjection III. Remanufactured kits are about $1100. I figure another 2-300 for supply and return lines and their fuel on demand module, which would reduce the pump noise at idle. Not really sure how I would install the return on my existing tank though.

http://professional-products.com/fue...olished-finish
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-08-2015, 10:00 PM
franklin's Avatar
franklin franklin is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 9 2014
Posts: 16
franklin is on a distinguished road
Default

Please keep us posted on your project! I would love to do something with F.I.
__________________
1966 town hardtop
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-09-2015, 10:06 AM
Yadkin Yadkin is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 11 2012
Posts: 1,910
Yadkin is on a distinguished road
Default

This won't be for a while, as I need to iron out some other issues and let my wallet rest a bit. I'd like to know what others have experienced with these systems.

I intended to install an oxygen sensor in the exhaust to help me tune the carburetor, and I actually have one with a bung to weld on when I change out my mufflers. But I'm afraid my old carburetor isn't long for this world. The E85 gas is probably eating it up; as I'm experiencing really poor fuel mileage.

Instead of buying a new after market carburetor I'd rather spend a little more for better starting and driveability.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-09-2015, 09:46 PM
stubbie stubbie is offline
Experienced
 
Join Date: Jul 7 2011
Posts: 249
stubbie is on a distinguished road
Default

I just looked at a youtube video about that system and the guys says $1650 to $1750 to get it up and running but that's a pretty good price considering the Holley EFI is about $2300.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-09-2015, 10:43 PM
simplyconnected's Avatar
simplyconnected simplyconnected is offline
Slow Typist
 
Join Date: May 26 2009
Posts: 7,433
simplyconnected is on a distinguished road
Default

Summitracing.com is about the only good vendor who KNOWS EFI systems. You should talk with them.

They sold me a unit, made by a company who ONLY makes EFI systems. FAST (Fuel, Air, Spark Technology). I looked at Holly, Edelbrock, MSD, and many more. Then, I bought a FAST Fuel Injection EZ-EFI Self-Tuning Fuel Injection System.

The price depends on what components you need. If you have a programmer or an electric fuel pump the price drops dramatically.

When I install it, I will post pictures. - Dave
__________________
My latest project:
CLICK HERE to see my custom hydraulic roller 390 FE build.

"We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?"
--Lee Iacocca
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-10-2015, 10:19 AM
Yadkin Yadkin is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 11 2012
Posts: 1,910
Yadkin is on a distinguished road
Default

The price also depends on if you get a remanufactured unit. Pro products advertise these on their site for about 60% of new.

Dave, why did you choose the FAST system?
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Yadkin Yadkin is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 11 2012
Posts: 1,910
Yadkin is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by simplyconnected View Post
Summitracing.com is about the only good vendor who KNOWS EFI systems. You should talk with them.
I called their tech line yesterday and talked to "Cole". He knew slightly less than I did, apparently, as I could hear him flipping through pages of their catalog trying to answer my specific questions.

I told him that I liked the compact design of the Professional Products Powerjection III so he said, yeah that will be good. Then I expressed concern about the electronics being mounted directly over a hot cast iron manifold and there was silence.

Then I told him I liked the lifetime warranty offered by FAST and he flipped through some more pages and recommended the FAST EZ-EFI 2.0, which is 8 injectors (two in each venturi).

I think that is overkill for my application. The FAST EZ-EFI (1.0) is less money and can still support 200 more HP than I have.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:49 AM.

Driving, racing or working on cars can be hazardous. The procedures and advice on this website including the message board are opinion only. Squarebirds.org and its webmasters and contributors do not guarantee the correctness of the advice and procedures. The Squarebirds.org and its webmasters assume no liability for any damage, fines, punishment, injury or death resulting from following these procedures or advice. If you do not have the skills or tools to repair your car, please consult a professional. By using this site you agree to hold harmless the Squarebirds.org, its authors and its webmasters from any resulting claim and costs that may occur from using the information found on this site.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Any submissions to this site and any post on this site becomes property of Squarebirds.org . The webmasters reserve the right to edit and modify any submissions to this site. All material on this is site is copyrighted by the Squarebirds.org. Reproduction by any means other than for personal use is strictly prohibited. Permission to use material on this site can be obtained by contacting the webmasters. Copyright 2002-2016 by Squarebirds.org.