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EFI to carb.. why new distributor?

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Old 08-21-2007, 11:56 PM
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make sure about the whole gear thingy.....
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Old 08-22-2007, 01:58 AM
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my77stang, are you referring to needing a steel gear?
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Old 08-22-2007, 06:01 AM
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an EFI distributor can still ne used in a carb application, the only thing you reallly have to do is eliminate the wiring for the fuel injectors, and add a carb instead..

leave the ECT and ACT installed
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:40 AM
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dc, yeah i was - again roller cams have not been my thing cause i dealt with all early stuff but i know the wrong gear will get chewed all to hell very quickly.
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:20 PM
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whats the ECT and ACT?
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:36 PM
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engine coolant temp sensor, air charge temp sensor
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:43 PM
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You need the 85 5spd dizzy, NOT the one for an automatic. Auto cars still have the flat tappet cam and the dizzy comes with an iron gear. It wont last long.

This will help if you havent found it already

http://www.jason.fletcher.net/tech/e...b/efi-carb.htm
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Old 08-22-2007, 04:57 PM
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Adder does't it need a tps signal to properly determine "engine load" for timing advance during acceleration?

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Adder does't it need a tps signal to properly determine "engine load" for timing advance during acceleration?

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I believe that the TPS is more of a factor in the 94-95 ECM, not the fox ECMs
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