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Old 29th-March-2017, 03:15 PM   #16
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I didn't consider that. I'll ask Holley. Thanks
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I contacted Holley today and told them I extended the power wires off the main harness back to the trunk-mounted battery w/ matching gauge wire. They said that's okay and that a voltage drop isn't a concern.
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Old 1st-April-2017, 05:13 AM   #18
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i was reading this because I just ordered the Holley Sniper for my dad's truck. He wants to compare it with the Fitech that I just put on my 65 El Camino.

I was also at Classic Industries a couple days ago to pick up a starter brace. I got the G5111. Here's a link for their starter braces.
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Electrix, have your dad read through this thread: http://www.chevelles.com/forums/89-e...e=15&_k=8kwvr5
There's a lot of good info in there, although I'm sure your first hand experience with the Fi Tech will help him compare also. Thanks for the link, too.
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I mounted the throttle body today. I'll be running timing control so I got an MSD distributor, locked out the advance, and installed the adjustable rotor.



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Looks good. You'll probably finish yours way faster than me! I only had one day per week to work on it.

I hope to have it running this weekend. I broke a terminal stud on the fuel pump, so I had to buy a new one. I also needed new accelerator and throttle kick down cables so those set me back as well. Fingers crossed it actually starts and idles well.
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Last night we went out, started to hook up the fuel system, weld the o2 bung, plug it all in and connect the fan. Next thing I knew it was 3am and running! Flushed the fuel lines, primed it and it fired up first try. Runs smooth and I'm amazed at how quick the throttle response is.

Want to do some reading about initial startup and fuel learning before the first test drive.

For now just to get it mobile I'm running distributor vacuum advance and an msd 6al. Eventually I'd like to lock out the distributor and let the sniper handle timing.
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