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    help picking carb

    I am wondering what size carb i need for a 598 bbc with cfe heads and a what would be a good carb company to go with trying to make the most possable horsepower

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    David how high are you planning to turn it and are you going to put any juice to it. They will need to know this. And one other thing is it for all out drag or street.
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    Its na heads up car about 7200-7400 rpm

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    David,
    First off Welcome to RJ

    Now to answer your question,to run a 598 cu in engine efficently to 7400 rpm's its going to take 1408 cfm carb to do that

    Tom
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    C&S Racing Carburetors is who I use a little on the costly side.
    Wesley
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    What would it approximately coast for a carb like that

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    They will cost between $1600.00 an $1850.00
    Wesley
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    Call Patrick James at pro-systems great guy to talk to and help,7 days a week

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