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by SimcaBertone66
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper
Replies: 11
Views: 264

Re: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper

IMG_1697.JPG It is a stock throttle cable, machined arm attached to intake manifold , arm is duplicate of a stock Fiat TC bit from which carb, car , maybe Brava ?? Standard merican hot rod air cleaner, before and after this photo (PiperCross foam sock ) … Look in photos here for fiat/rochested
by SimcaBertone66
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Need information on an odd combination
Replies: 12
Views: 275

Re: Need information on an odd combination

FYI... the block mounted Marelli from the Beta works in the 1438 pushrod engines as well … one still running in my former 72 124 Special Sedan
by SimcaBertone66
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper
Replies: 11
Views: 264

Re: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper

Rochester 2GC's were used on V8's from the earliest SBC 265 cu V8, to the 389 and 400 Pontiacs... .. and everything else including 3 X for the GTO tri power. Bore size either 1 7/16 or 1 11/16 , and venturi varied from 1 9/16, to 1 3/8 …. Going to discuss this with my engine guru /cylinder head buil...
by SimcaBertone66
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper
Replies: 11
Views: 264

Re: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper

Hold Moly … that has got to be something I need to have … on my Rochester 2GC Fiat TC engine … literature says it is good for up to 350 hp … !... only thing is need to swap out the existing Carter fuel pump for the EFI pump which is included in the kit … Thanks for posting. 13781935_112867910719151...
by SimcaBertone66
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper
Replies: 11
Views: 264

Re: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper

Hold Moly … that has got to be something I need to have … on my Rochester 2GC Fiat TC engine … literature says it is good for up to 350 hp … !... only thing is need to swap is the fuel pump . Thanks for posting.
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by SimcaBertone66
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X

Cool looking machine there …. silly grin on face while operating .. :D
by SimcaBertone66
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: This ones for you you Carl ....!
Replies: 7
Views: 212

Re: This ones for you you Carl ....!

My Simca pal in Ohio , David Dietz, has beautiful French blue Simca 1000 Coupe, he installed a "big block" 1100 from later Simca 1000, has a single 40 DCOE carb, an a fancy thermo controlled electric water pump set up …
by SimcaBertone66
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: air compressof for home garage use.
Replies: 11
Views: 309

Re: air compressof for home garage use.

Thanks all . Jim … thank you for stressing the importance of sustained cfm available .. at 70 + years on the odometer … never going to wield an air tool ever again … need to just air up tire ans blow away some dust or other … picked up a pancake style 6 gal, uses 1/4 inch hose……. good enough.. that ...
by SimcaBertone66
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Let's piss off carl
Replies: 17
Views: 2740

Re: Let's piss off carl

Hummmmm…… seems the response by the "left lane bandit" … can change depending on what is behind them … even when I did not care they were "riding in the left lane" , no flashing light, even dropped back a bit to check it out.... the mere sight of a red 911 in their mirror seemed too trigger them to ...