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Re: Fuel Intake for 472

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  • david brode
    Hi Will, I believe that he calls his company Flashcraft, but I can t remember for sure. -mail me, and i ll send you likes to him, and other Caddy performance
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 15, 2005
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      Hi Will,

      I believe that he calls his company Flashcraft, but I can't remember
      for sure. -mail me, and i'll send you likes to him, and other Caddy
      performance related stuff. Anyone else that want the info too.
      Dave





      --- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com, William
      Lucke <william.lucke@h...> wrote:
      > Who is "Flash" for those of us who are a little behind?
      >
      >
      > Will
      >
      >
      >
      > > From: "david brode" <dbrode@h...>
      > >Subject: Re: Fuel Intake for 472
      > >
      > >Geary,
      > >
      > > > Thanks a ton (or maybe my 3 tons thank you) for the advice.
      I'll
      > > > see if I can locate the HEI ignition. Do you know whether the
      > > > distributor for a 500cid would work with the 472 without
      > > > modifications?
      > >
      > >It will work fine, as would one from a later 425 [as long as it's a
      > >non-computer controlled version]. There may be some gain from
      > >tweaking the advance curve for your app though. Fyi - you can use
      the
      > >stock wire running to the point dist, but as someone else
      mentioned,
      > >it has a section of resister wire in it. Un-tape the harness to
      find
      > >and remove the section of resistor wire. You could also use the
      stock
      > >wire to energize a $5 relay to allow current direct from the
      battery.
      > >
      > >For a 2x4 intake: A 429/460 ford intake can be used with adapters
      and
      > >some cutting on the intake. It isn't cheap to do though. One with
      two
      > >500-600 vac secondary carbs should do pretty well on the street. I
      > >have a set of new never used CNC'd adapters, a cast vally cover
      and a
      > >ready to bolt on "blue thunder" 2x4 ford intake. $450 for all, if
      > >you're interested.
      > >
      > >Fyi - Flash is supposedly working on a bolt on 3x2 intake.
      > >Dave
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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