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Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test "mule"?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by fortcollinsram, Oct 10, 2003.

  1. fortcollinsram

    fortcollinsram 1/2 ton status

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    Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    Heres the deal...I have a buddy who is DA' MAN when it comes to everything automotive...He works are a local shop that does general auto repair and specializes in engine rebuild...He built the shortblock for my 454 and did ALL the headwork....

    He and a few of his buddies (an electrical and a mechanical engineer)have been designing their own FI systems...

    The ECM for this system will actually mount on the TB itself, reading MAP, TP, and IAT...As of now it is a TBI system, but the ECM is capable of managing TBI, MPFI, SPFI, and more...

    Since he built the motor and it is pretty new, he brought up the idea of me being the guinea pig for the MPFI system...WOULD YOU DO THIS? I am having my doubts just b/c I need my truck EVERY day to get to and from school and work.But on the same token it is a chance to get a BASSAZZ custom MPFI system on my 454 at a bargain basement price...

    Any thoughts would be great....I guess I am just concerned if there are a TON of driveability problems in the beginning, I might be SOL for transportation....

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  2. Confedneck

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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    sure as hell would...make sure hes gonna be on call 24/7 for when or if it goes down...carry your carb with you in the truck and anything you need to hook it up and make it run with the carb...
     
  3. jekbrown

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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    sure, so long as the guy was willing to fix everything if it fawked ur rig up. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    He would fix it...hell he fixes stuff I [darn] up /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif It might work out for the better too b/c he wants to throw a bumpier cam in there to see how the ECM delas with lower vacuum...It will probably be a month or two before the have all the stuf for the BBC MPFI ready to go on my truck ut I will let you know...

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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    Go for it!
     
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    hell he can come out here and install one on my sbc ifn he wants...heh /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

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    Go for it!

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    my thoughts to the t
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    I'd go for it if I was you. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    weasel, weasel, weasel,... /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    I would go for it. MPFI on your BBC would be sick(er). I know your motor is stout already, but any chance to get more power and a kick arse EFI system for cheap is definitly worth while. That is assuming he can keep your truck available as a DD for the most part. I know I would do it. Of course I have a secondary vehicle. My truck hasn't been a DD for 3 months and won't be again until the TPI is in. I decided the carb wasn't worth while anymore and it is gone. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    Yeah, Wade knows his cow dung about motors...I will probably do it just for sh!ts and grins and some MO' POWER I am gonna try to swap the heads at the same time (gonna go with Edel. 6045 RPM heads) and make this motor break more parts than it already has...

    Chris
     
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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    Defintely go for it. Ask him if he has a loaner car you can use..worth a shot.
    Hmmm.. I have a big block too..Keep me informed /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I'm all about being a mule... oh wait thats an ass... never mind. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: Would you allow somebody to use you rig as a test \"mule\"?

    GFFI /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif (Go F*cking For It) /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     

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