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October 26, 2020, 04:20:19 AM

Prowler - Corvair (under construction

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this user is offline JonFuller

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Reply #30 on: October 08, 2020, 10:45:24 AM
There are EFI kits available for the Vair, but I can't be doing with the additional kit, having just rigged it all for carb.
having thought some more, a trad twin choke (progressive) style carb on each side, preferably vacuum secondary, might be an option. ( meaning a single carb on each side, plumbed into the dual intakes)

All food for thought.


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Reply #31 on: October 08, 2020, 12:29:13 PM
could always put some injectors on with a mega squirt or alike.

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Reply #32 on: October 08, 2020, 08:02:34 PM
Given some thought to this, and actually, Bosch K jetronic, utilising some motorcycle throttle bodies could be a nice simple system.

As it has 4 carb ports, a metering head from a 4 cyl such as golf GTI mk1 would work. fashion the K jet injectors into the 4 throttle bodies.  pretty easy


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Reply #33 on: October 08, 2020, 08:10:01 PM
Roll bar coming along...




















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Reply #35 on: October 08, 2020, 09:39:28 PM
Given some thought to this, and actually, Bosch K jetronic, utilising some motorcycle throttle bodies could be a nice simple system.

As it has 4 carb ports, a metering head from a 4 cyl such as golf GTI mk1 would work. fashion the K jet injectors into the 4 throttle bodies.  pretty easy

Plan on Suzuki GSXR 600 throttle bodies for our buggy with standalone management,injectors are built into the body the early ones split into four separate throttle bodies you can pick them up cheap on eBay they have 36mm
Chokes in them
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Reply #36 on: October 08, 2020, 10:06:38 PM
was looking at these from a twin, as it would save me creating lineages for all 4 bodies. I can just fabricate a manifold on each side to get into the two ports on the vair inlet manifold. only need to split the throttle cable into two that way.






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Reply #37 on: October 08, 2020, 10:07:31 PM
And obviously fiddle the K jet injectors into the existing injector locations


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Reply #38 on: October 08, 2020, 10:09:16 PM
Just gotta find two matching sets !


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Reply #39 on: October 08, 2020, 10:26:09 PM
Have you looked on danST engineering they do all standalone management not too bad price wise they do basemaps to get you going then get it on the rollers to set up properly do all the multi plugs for different bike looms
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Reply #40 on: October 08, 2020, 11:20:44 PM
Will look, but fancy the simplicity of K jet.


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Reply #41 on: October 14, 2020, 08:47:26 PM
Roll bar in at last













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Reply #42 on: October 15, 2020, 04:43:52 AM
Love the colour  ;-)up
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Reply #43 on: October 15, 2020, 07:54:41 AM
nice job on the seat belt mountings. you will also need a pair of reflectors on the rear end although the police will be to busy looking at the rest of the buggy road.


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Reply #44 on: October 15, 2020, 08:12:07 PM
Messed with the jetting today, and now it's really quite drivable, massive improvement.

Also found a minor air leak on the carb base. Manifold plenum is not the best engineering!
 Anyways, actually runs pretty well now, so will stick with the Holley for the meantime.

Few more finishing jobs to do, and fit the side pods and it finished.