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Posted by Eeyore on January 8, 2007, 4:33 pm

Steve wrote:

What are these quads you talk of ?


Posted by Tony Wesley on January 8, 2007, 5:44 pm

Eeyore wrote:

Four barrel carbs,

Posted by Eeyore on January 8, 2007, 11:29 pm

Tony Wesley wrote:

I wondered but hadn't heard the term before.


Posted by bogax on January 8, 2007, 5:45 pm

Eeyore wrote:

I'm not a gearhead, but I doubt if even the most ambitious
measure their engines in quadrillions of BTUs, so I guess
they must be talking about four throat (barrel) carburators :)


Posted by Steve on January 8, 2007, 7:36 pm

Eeyore wrote:

4-barrel carburetors. One under each of the red air-cleaners in this photo:


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