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




Steve wrote:


What are these quads you talk of ?

Graham



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.

Graham



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 :)

http://www.chevyhiperformance.com/howto/148_0403_dual/


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:

http://www.hotrod.com/2004powertour/113_day4_2004/photo_06.html

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