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do carburated motors have more torque

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Carb vs. Injection
The sophisticated microprocessors used with EFI systems can do more than just meter fuel. . Although EFI tends to produce a broader torque curve, ultimate horsepower is . A trick aftermarket carbureted intake, a Holley Dominator carb, and a high- . and generally you have a set of carbs custom-tailored for each engine.
http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles/carburetor_vs_injection/index.html

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Horsepower Vs Torque
High-performance engines should always be built with ring sets that have to be . Below the torque peak, engines generally have more than enough time to fill the . to increase torque with higher compression in carbureted engines running .
http://www.carcraft.com/techarticles/horsepower_vs_torque/index.html

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The big news in the glitz department is the availability of the Denali package in the GMC

Carbureted compression ignition model engines - Wikipedia, the ...
In addition to this, model diesels have variable compression ratios. . by a "contra -piston," at the top of the cylinder, which can be adjusted by a screwed "T-bar". . Model diesels are found to produce more torque than glow engines of the same .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbureted_compression_ignition_model_engines

Weber History
Since the 60's, Webers have been considered "the ultimate carburetor". . "howl" of a Weber-carbureted engine when it's running floored, wide-open. . Today, four Webers will still produce more torque over the whole rpm range than any other .
http://www.jiminglese.com/weber5_004.htm

Tech Feature: Manifold Makeover - Increasing Engine Power
Apr 14, 2009. to the engine's requirements will make more torque and horsepower than a . So, intake manifold manufacturers have been redesigning their . On carbureted engines, the intake manifold is “wet” and contains fuel droplets.
http://www.underhoodservice.com/Article/47537/tech_feature_manifold_makeover__increasing_engine_power.aspx

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Cobra Kit Engine Installation Questions
How Much Horsepower do you really need? Which engine to choose . How long can the engine sit in storage while building my car? 302 , 351w, Big Block . Beyond this the TKO0-500 Trans. has the torque capacity of 500lbs. The TKO 600 5 . We still provide more Carbureted engines than Fuel Injection. For a very clean .
http://www.fordcobraengines.com/Cobrafaq.asp

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With nearly 400 horsepower and 765 lb-ft on tap, this 3500HD SRW Crew Cab barely noticed 3

Mustang Engine, Ford Cobra Replica Engines, Ford Boss Crate ...
Can I switch over from Carbureted to a Fuel injected engine? Do I need a high priced Ignition System to go with my performance Engine? . inches it is going to deliver more torque which is exactly what every street performing vehicle needs.
http://www.fordcobraengines.com/faq.asp

Cam Shaft FAQs
I have an idea of what powerband I want my motor to produce. . Lower duration camshafts will produce more torque in the lower rpm range while . specs than carbureted engines to decrease the overlap, yielding a more efficient combustion .
http://www.hotrodhotline.com/md/html/cam_shaft_faqs.php

Top 10 ways to Make Your Car Go Faster
Mar 4, 2010 . If you have an older engine that is carbureted, and a few bucks that you can . They will offer your engine more horsepower and better fuel economy. . off of the torque your engine produces and how long it can sustain it, .
http://akorra.com/2010/03/04/top-10-ways-to-make-your-car-go-faster/

Ducati Suite- Performance Modifications
power, you need to ram more air into the engine, and also suck more air from the . kit can be installed (for carbureted engines) or a new "power chip" can be . backpressure- if an engine doesn't have enough backpressure, the torque curve is .
http://www.ducatisuite.com/performancemods.html

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E85 Fuel Switch - Chevy High Performance Magazine
Likewise, in instances where E85 does produce more power than gasoline, . since it's an alcohol-type fuel, most motors will generally produce more torque on E85. . that controls the air/fuel ratio, carbureted engines don't have this luxury.
http://www.chevyhiperformance.com/tech/additional_tech/other/1110chp_e85_fuel_switch/viewall.html

LS1 Carburetor V.S. Computer Performance Test - Super Chevy ...
Where the carbureted combo offered over 400 ft-lb of torque from 3900 rpm to 5900 . up any EFI motor is considerably more complex that its carbureted counterpart. From a sheer simplicity standpoint, it is tough to beat a carbureted engine. . of the carbureted combo, but does the modern EFI system have anything to add?
http://www.superchevy.com/technical/engines_drivetrain/shortblock/sucp_1104_ls1_carburetor_vs_computer_performance_test/viewall.html

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Best Carbureted Motorcycles. Compare, reviews & ratings.
Find and compare Carbureted motorcycles based on category, manufacturer, price, engine type, displacement, horsepower, technical specifications and more. . With 108 Carbureted motorcycles to choose from, we can help find the best one for . are smaller and have less torque than the biggest Harley-Davidson engines.
http://motorcycles.findthebest.com/d/f/Carbureted

383 MAG Bravo 4V | Mercury Marine
Same power and more torque than a 454 HO carbureted engine. This torque monster delivers 429 ft-lbs of raw torque at 3800 RPM to launch even the heaviest .
http://www.mercurymarine.com/repower/mercruiser/remanufactured-mercruiser-products/plus-series/383-mag-bravo-4v/

How to Get More Horsepower for Your Jeep | eHow.com
On a carbureted engine, the best way to do this is to install a larger, more performance-oriented carb. . this only applies to Jeeps that are new enough to have engines controlled by a computer. . Car lovers like speed, torque and horsepower.
http://www.ehow.com/how_6790375_horsepower-jeep.html

Miscellaneous Information from Jurassic Park
Bill Guzman explain some basic factors of engine performance. . If you feel that you need more pressure, order a high-pressure spring from . This is one of the reasons why carbureted V6 can produce more hp and torque than a FI engine.
http://www.classicconversionseng.com/Jurassic-News.htm

Which Chevy 305 v-8 has the most stock horsepower
The engine made 210 hp (157 kW) @ 4600 and 250 lb·ft (339 N·m) @ 2000 rpm. . injection) had 215 hp and 275 lb·ft of torque (with a manual, the auto was rated lower. . for the carburated H.O. engine which is C.A.R.B. approved and will allow you to pass the . How much horsepower does a stock 1985 Chevy 305 have?
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_Chevy_305_v-8_has_the_most_stock_horsepower

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ProCharger Supercharging FAQ's
What type of fuel do I need with a supercharged automotive or truck engine? . air flow through the engine to produce gains in both horsepower and torque. . a carbureted motor can safely handle more boost than a comparable EFI/TPI motor.
http://www.procharger.com/faq.shtml

Improving Mileage, Performance, And Drivability On Carbureted ...
Feb 10, 2011 . Who says you have to drown the engine in fuel at part throttle, . Any time we can increase the VE of the engine, it will make more torque at that .
http://www.onedirt.com/tech-stories/engine/mark-improving-mileage-performance-and-drivability-on-carbureted-cars/

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The Duramax gets class-leading power and torque for do carburated motors have more torque, and the Allison 1000 Series tran

Naturally Aspirated Engines Parts 1 and 2 | Rennsport Systems ...
The 3.6 litre engines have much better intake manifolds that do not need . are) the Bosch MFI will make more top-end power than its equivalent carbureted setup. . This affects low and mid-range torque until the engine comes up closer to its .
http://rennsportsystems.com/letstalk-2/5-how-to-make-your-porsche-faster-na-engines-1/

How to make a carb engine more torqier?
But the engine is a 1.5 and on the top of that it's a carburetor not fuel injection.... . So, my question is, what mods can I do to add more torque to it. . a head port. depends how much you want to do and how much you have to .
http://www.biggie.co.nz/discussion/how_to_make_a_carb_engine_more_torqier

Dodge 318 Performance Upgrades - More Horsepower Made Easy ...
The Dodge 318 small block is an incredibly common V8 engine found in many . of the mighty 360, you can get gobs of horsepower and torque out of the 318. . of Dodge 318 engines, ranging from the naturally aspired (carbureted) motors of . from a new chip (probably because they don't have them at all), you can still get .
http://www.infobarrel.com/Dodge_318_Performance_Upgrades_-_More_Horsepower_Made_Easy

Intake manifolds
In carbureted engines, the intake manifold carries the air-fuel mixture into the engine. . Electronic fuel injected engines with throttle body injection also have intake manifolds that carry . More air can flow and the engine can produce more power. . system to open at a specified engine speed and extend the torque output.
http://www.cdxetextbook.com/fuelSys/intakeExhaust/inComp/intakemanifold.html

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Mopar (Dodge/Plymouth/Chrysler) 2.2 liter engine - TBI or carbureted
The reason both for keeping carburetors as long as they did (and for keeping them on the . High performance versions, such as the Shelby engines, have modifications such as .8 mm . The 2.6 had more torque but comparable horsepower.
http://www.allpar.com/mopar/22.html

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There were plenty of opportunities to tow test the new HDs, including using a pair of 9,30

Marine and Boat Engine Repowers -Petrol and Diesel | Sealink Marine
If you have an existing Bravo sterdrive and transom assembly, you can simply install a . Same power and more torque than a 454 HO carbureted engine.
http://www.sealinkmarine.com.au/engines-parts/repower-deals/

Ls motors vs Early gen SBC - Page 2 - LS1TECH
You will almost NEVER get a carbureted engine to last the same . LS motors, EFI or otherwise, have more torque than comparable first gens.
http://ls1tech.com/forums/conversions-hybrids/1533442-ls-motors-vs-early-gen-sbc-2.html

Race Engine Components Selection - Circle Track Magazine
A race car's acceleration potential is keyed more to torque than horsepower. . will affect an engine's overall torque curve, intake and exhaust systems have a major . As a case in point, we've seen some carbureted engine packages that were .
http://www.circletrack.com/enginetech/ctrp_1201_race_engine_components_selection/index.html

Two-stroke versus four-stroke outboard motors
So does that mean two-stroke outboards rate second best? . Most of the bigger, conventional two-strokes have been retired, replaced by . Some of the smaller horsepower engines are carbureted. . ratio in the gear case. the lower the ratio, the more torque is multiplied narrowing the gap between two and four strokes.
http://www.marineenginedigest.com/specialreports/2versus4stroke.htm

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Now more oxygen in compact form can be drawn into the engine. . in the cylinders per power stroke at lower rpm in turn increasing and flattening your torque curve. . Carbureted systems will have to purchase an electric pump, because even .
http://www.88total.com/techpagenitrous.htm

What's Hot:

Introduction to Series Land Rover engine conversions
If you want anything more powerful you need to think in terms of complete drive train . Rover did try the 3-litre in Land Rovers but found that the high torque could . smoother in high camber rock crawling situations than a carbureted engine.
http://www.expeditionlandrover.info/engine_conversions.htm

What's Not:

Ingersoll Rand Engine Vane Air Starters
The vane motor develops maximum horsepower at a much lower speed of 5000 . and delivers more torque per pound of weight than piston air motors. . For engine displacement of: Diesel–500 to 2000 CID (8 to 32 liters) Carburated– 1000 to .
http://www.ingersollrandproducts.com/IS/Category.aspx-eu_en-4248

Our Take:

Century Performance Center, Inc. :: Tuning With a Vacuum Gauge
The faster you can get the air/fuel in and out of the engine the more torque you will make. The more . In a carbureted application this will also draw more fuel into the engine. . You do this to have a standard or baseline to compare against.
http://www.centuryperformance.com/tuning-with-a-vacuum-gauge-spg-148.html

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Downey Engine Conversion Manual
Over the years we have not only developed more conversion components and . The Toyota manual will give you torque values, wiring diagrams, and other . This pump can be used with carburated GM engines, however, power to the in- tank .
http://www.barneymc.com/toy_root/techtalk/engine/downey.htm

The Myth of Backpressure
Jul 11, 2010 . Our engines DO NOT NEED BACKPRSSURE! . That was surely a true statement with carbureted engines. . from the cylinder, there is less work for the piston to do on the exhaust stroke resulting in more torque and power.
http://www.roadstarraider.com/index.php?topic=6767.0

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Engine Conversions, Ford Mustang, Ranger, Ford Trucks
This list is based upon mostly a Carbureted engine swap but we do offer a plug n play fuel injection kit that will work just as well when using the stand alone .
http://www.fordcobraengines.com/conversions.asp

Quick Specs

  • Vehicle/Model: do carburated motors have more torque GMC Sierra HD 2500HD Crew Cab SLT
  • Base Price: $44,560
  • Intake Manifold at 1A Auto
    The most important thing that happens in carbureted or throttle body injected . An intake manifold with longer runners will allow an engine to produce more torque. . Engines that have long intake manifold runners can "store" more air/ fuel in .
    http://www.1aauto.com/1A/IntakeManifolds

  • Transmission(s): 6-spd 6L90 automatic (std), 6-spd Allison 1000 (opt w/diesel)
  • Transfer case: Part-time 2-spd, MP1626 (electric-shift) or MP1226 (manual-shift)
  • 5.3L LS Small Block Build - Twice As Nice - Part 5 - Super Chevy ...
    Just a few short weeks ago, our 5.3L LS-based 383 stroker engine was sporting a . there will be more), we decided it was time to cater to the carbureted contingent . . So far, we have easily exceeded 500 hp in normally aspirated trim, and . the dual-plane is a better choice thanks to improved torque through most of the rev .
    http://www.superchevy.com/technical/engines_drivetrain/completebuilds_testing/sucp_1204_5_3l_ls_small_block_build_part_5/viewall.html

  • Frame type: Ladder, fully boxed
  • Suspension, f/r: independent SLA, torsion bars/asymmetrical, variable-rate leaf springs
  • Analysis of Using Electronic Fuel Injection In Restricted FSAE ...
    Engine selection and tuning is just one small aspect of the car which must be . from a cost standpoint, these engines have historically been carbureted. . point where electronic fuel injection can be offered in a cost effective manner and seen . to see that fuel injected engines have more torque, have better response, better .
    http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=ucin1305893914

  • Mercruiser 865108R90 383 Mag 4V marine bobtail engines to be ...
    SALE Engine - Mercruiser, PLUS Series 383 350 Hp Bobtail (#865108R90) . Now there is an affordable contender that is a drop-in replacement with MORE torque than the Mercruiser 454 Mag Bravo Carbureted Engine offered. . Note: This engine does not include a Y-Pipe, Trimp Pump or Steering . Need Assistance?
    http://www.perfprotech.com/store/product/SALE-Engine-Mercruiser-PLUS-Series-383-350-Hp-Bobtail-865108R90,196820.aspx

  • Steering: Power, recirculating ball
  • I have carbureted engine with a centrifugal blow through ...
    This allows for a straight torque “curve” with no soft spots. . What else can I do to get even more out of my engine now that I have a supercharger?
    http://www.querycat.com/question/6ecf7f7ffa789e332fbbeed1b2a90be7

  • Volvo Penta 3.0L Shootout
    Jan 22, 2010 . General Motors' 3.0L I-4 block has been around for decades. . In the case of Volvo Penta—its 3.0GXi with EFI—there have been . This enhances midrange torque by providing a tuned ram effect to force more of the . The first thing we did was run tests of the 195LX with the 135-hp carbureted 3.0GL.
    http://www.trailerboats.com/output.cfm?id=2415655

  • Tires: LT265/70R17 or LT265/60R20 all-terrain (others optional)
  • What happens when you put in diesel fuel instead of regular ...
    Diesel engines have a higher compression ratio than gasoline engines do, and thus . more torque to the drivetrain (that's why 18 wheelers use diesel engines, . What happens when you put unleaded gasoline in a carburated diesel truck?
    http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_happens_when_you_put_in_diesel_fuel_instead_of_regular_unleaded_gasoline

  • K&N Fuel Injection Performance Kit Review - Cold Air Intake ...
    Most fuel injected vehicles don't have space to mount an air filter right on top of the engine like they're positioned in carbureted cars and trucks. So engineers .
    http://trucks.about.com/od/truckaccessory/fr/KN_kit.htm

  • Ford Mustang Pro Comp Carbureted Turbo Engine - Muscle ...
    There is nothing more fun then testing the life out of a new product, for learning . Today we test out this Carbureted Turbo engine with parts from Pro Comp and . have Cam Research Corp do a wilder cam with a tighter lobe separation and more . Torque production actually exceeded 900 lb-ft from 4500 rpm to 6000 rpm.
    http://www.musclemustangfastfords.com/tech/mmfp_1008_ford_mustang_pro_comp_carbureted_turbo_engine/viewall.html

  • GVWR (lb): 10,000
  • Base curb weight (lb): 7,208 (shortbox), 7,387 (longbox)
  • Max towing capacity (lb): 13,000 (ball hitch), 15,600 (fifth-wheel)
  • Fuel Capacity (gal): 36

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