was this a relitively simple conversion
Developed a conversion kit so the engine bolts right in without making any changes to the host vehicle.was this a relitively simple conversion
As simple as installing a engine can be. Practically a direct bolt in. Funny I installed the motor thinking it would be more difficult but it really wasn't. I think it was easier than replacing my original 19j because of all of the pluming and crap that had to go back on that motor.was this a relitively simple conversion
The varijet carbs were a hybrid design that included multiple functions, provide less fuel, and help pollution control.
As such they must have all the vacuum lines and sensors connected and functioning to operate.
Plugging vacuum lines will reduce the varijet to a non-functioning state, so am not surprised that it doesn't work properly the way it's installed.
This is specifically why I never use them.
There were vacuum lines hooked to temp sensors for example that ran to the carb and distributor.
Oh I started with a Holley 4bbl to make it simple lol. I was suggested back to this carb. Will try to make it work! (I bet it does)Either use a traditional, old-fashioned, proven model of carburetor, or go to FI, one or the other. Do or do not; there is no try.
It really is.Sounds to me like the worst of both worlds.
I look at that "carburetor" and say to the clever-clogs who came up with it: Pick a lane! Either use a traditional, old-fashioned, proven model of carburetor, or go to FI, one or the other. Do or do not; there is no try.
Don't loose faith man. We're here for you. We will give you the best advice we have even if it's not what you want to hear. Hang in there!If I could give someone $30K to have a running defender right now I would. Just point me in that direction. I'm tired of having an almost running truck and changing directions, etc.
Oh I started with a Holley 4bbl to make it simple lol. I was suggested back to this carb. Will try to make it work! (I bet it does)
I'm glad to hear some feedback on the Chinese knock-offs, since they're sometimes the only option for carbs that are long out of production. I'm still having a hard time getting my head around their versions of American 1-bbl carbs costing $200-300, when they put out clones of twin-choke Webers for under a hundred.I’m running a Chinese monojet, and it’s a dream starts right up drives down the road accelerates well no problems whatsoever.
It may be about time to pay Mechanic two hours worth of labor to set your TDC and your distributor and hook up your vacuum ports to the carburetor it literally will take a seasoned mechanic 30 minutes to do all of that.
As long as you stay away from the 83-and-up version, which is electronically contaminated.if you have to run a carb and originality isn't important the motorcraft 2150 is hard to beat. 78ish mustang 2 with the 2.8 would probably be jetted close enough
We're fortunate where we live. Even though the gun laws are oppressive, at least we don't have emissions testing. Nor do we have restrictions on engine swaps. If you can squeeze it in, you can run it.I had an 85 F150 with one of those turds. It would not pass emissions inspection. no matter what I did to it. Slapped the whole upper end from a mass air mustang on it to fix it. Engine was happy after that, AOD wasn't.
Still, the 2150 was great on AMC V8, and makes a great upgrade to the YF or BBD on the I6. Just make sure the power valve is hooked up correctly.