Red -E needs more Chili

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Red -E needs more Chili

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Post by GTfastbacker » 28 Jul 2017, 15:17

Gentleman, i decide to add more Chili to the red -E. As long its only bolted on and reversible without a trace. I will start with a 4-speed Toploader and a 2x4 MR Intake with Holley BJ/ BK carburators. All i have is shown on the Foto. I still have the 2x4 oval air cleaner but i miss the "fuel logg" ??? And the linkage for the carbs.
Please can anyone tell me what is missing and where i can buy it?
Thank you
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Post by lslracing » 28 Jul 2017, 17:35

Dearborn Classics and Mustang unlimited show the linkage they should have the fuel logs also

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Post by lslracing » 28 Jul 2017, 17:38

also Survival Motorsports and Carls Ford parts

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Post by Royce » 29 Jul 2017, 12:50

The carburetors need to be turned 180 degrees so the linkage will work. You will need the throttle linkage and fuel log for 1967 GT500 Shelby. It will bolt on and work properly. You also will need the PCV system for 1967 Shelby GT500. All those things come from Tony Branda http://www.cobranda.com


GTfastbacker wrote:
28 Jul 2017, 15:17
Gentleman, i decide to add more Chili to the red -E. As long its only bolted on and reversible without a trace. I will start with a 4-speed Toploader and a 2x4 MR Intake with Holley BJ/ BK carburators. All i have is shown on the Foto. I still have the 2x4 oval air cleaner but i miss the "fuel logg" ??? And the linkage for the carbs.
Please can anyone tell me what is missing and where i can buy it?
Thank you
Joe

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1968 XR-7 R code 428CJ Ram Air Red / Black
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Re: Red -E needs more Chili

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Post by GTfastbacker » 29 Jul 2017, 14:33

Thank you guys. I was wondering about different linkages for Example for Galaxies.
Now i know what i need and where to get.
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Post by GTfastbacker » 29 Jul 2017, 14:47

Royce wrote:
29 Jul 2017, 12:50
The carburetors need to be turned 180 degrees so the linkage will work. You will need the throttle linkage and fuel log for 1967 GT500 Shelby. It will bolt on and work properly. You also will need the PCV system for 1967 Shelby GT500. All those things come from Tony Branda http://www.cobranda.com


GTfastbacker wrote:
28 Jul 2017, 15:17
Gentleman, i decide to add more Chili to the red -E. As long its only bolted on and reversible without a trace. I will start with a 4-speed Toploader and a 2x4 MR Intake with Holley BJ/ BK carburators. All i have is shown on the Foto. I still have the 2x4 oval air cleaner but i miss the "fuel logg" ??? And the linkage for the carbs.
Please can anyone tell me what is missing and where i can buy it?
Thank you
Joe

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Hi Royce, is this the correct PCV System?
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Post by Royce » 30 Jul 2017, 07:25

Yes that is it. You also will need the power brake vacuum fittings and hose for 1967 GT500 Shelby.
1968 GT-E XR-7 W code 427 Augusta Green / Saddle
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Post by 427XR7 » 30 Jul 2017, 18:46

If that is a Medium Riser intake, I'll bet you'll run into flow problems as the intake ports on the heads are smaller than they are on the intake runners. I can see fuel mixture hitting a wall.

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Post by ClawIt » 31 Jul 2017, 06:27

If you are looking for a visual WOW factor then this is it. But the 427 low riser and a Holley 735 has proven to be the best driveablity combination for the W code. The 67 Shelby also had an enlarged hood scoop area to fit this setup. You would have to cut the GTEs hood and put on a CJ scoop to clear the oval cleaner.

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Post by Royce » 31 Jul 2017, 07:49

Actually the opposite is true. The Medium Riser intake ports are smaller than the Cobra Jet / Low Riser ports in the heads on the GT-E. I ran this exact setup for years on my Green GT-E. It performs well.

You will need to use Low Riser / CJ gaskets.
427XR7 wrote:
30 Jul 2017, 18:46
If that is a Medium Riser intake, I'll bet you'll run into flow problems as the intake ports on the heads are smaller than they are on the intake runners. I can see fuel mixture hitting a wall.
1968 GT-E XR-7 W code 427 Augusta Green / Saddle
1968 XR-7 R code 428CJ Ram Air Red / Black
1910 Model T Ford Touring Red / Black
1914 Model T Touring Maroon / Black
1915 Model T Ford Touring Black / Black
1917 Model T Ford Torpedo Runabout Green / Black
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