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    Ron's flying toilet any gains?

    Changing from a alcohol carburetor to a flying toilet.
    Both feed alcohol to the motor. Would I see any gain in et.
    Are there any known advanages over the carburetor. other than spending 500 + $.

    Thank you for your opion and any personal experience with the change.

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    Much,Much more responsive which often results in better 60 ft times.
    So yes if its set up right you should pick up wih the injection over carb.


    I have owned Both...a mechanical Pump is the best way to go on both although an electic pump can be used on the carb. ( done that too)

    My personal turns off on the injection is you either have to run a front mounted fuel cell ( for many space is an issue) or you have to transport from rear tank by an electric pump into a mini surge tank ,the mechanical pump pulls from the surge tank..

    the adustment is tempermental and works on a by pass..so ya gotta get familier...


    the carb is gonna be much more consistant with less tunning on average.


    this is just my take on the issue.

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    Re: Ron's flying toilet any gains?

    Quote Originally Posted by tomsiman
    Changing from a alcohol carburetor to a flying toilet.
    Both feed alcohol to the motor. Would I see any gain in et.
    Are there any known advanages over the carburetor. other than spending 500 + $.

    Thank you for your opion and any personal experience with the change.
    I've made switch from rupert alky carb to toilet and gained 2 tenths, on a 5.30 dragster to 5.10. I've also made the switch back with same setup to a apd alky carb and lost only a tenth.

    There is a lot of upside to both, injection is easy, fast and predictable. The downside is starting up without a primer system.

    Carb upside easy start up, warms up faster with a leanout. Down side is they still do move around in big air jumps unlike injection.
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    Thank you

    Thank you for your replies. Your information gives me a lot to think about.

    Thank you

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    Toilets, Terminators, Hat's and stacks all will generally out perform carbs, but do require a learning curve which everyone has stated. Once you get past that curve you'll probably never go back to a carb unless you're running gas. I've run all of them and only own one carberator and it's an 850 holly and it's going on a 406" street motor. but i do have a toilet, a set o stacks, and a hat that i use on alcohol ( sm/blk stuff). It's a lot easier to change a bypass pill than tuning a carb at the track to fit the conditions.


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    X2, you all know the old saying, "Once you go stacks, you'll never go back" :!:
    I been saving that one for a looong time.
    No matter where you go, there you are.
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