carb spacers

Old 07-20-2009, 06:21 PM
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what's the advantage of running a carb spacer. have any one used a super sucker spacer or wilson or what's the best one out. thanks.
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:29 PM
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Originally Posted by bigmack
what's the advantage of running a carb spacer. have any one used a super sucker spacer or wilson or what's the best one out. thanks.
I have used a 2" aluminum super sucker and it seemed to work for my engine. Every engine seems to like something a little different.. JMO..
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Old 07-20-2009, 07:49 PM
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Depends on the engine. I tried a slew of different spacers on the dyno before and some gained power, some lost power and some didn't make any change at all.
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Old 07-20-2009, 08:44 PM
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Now this is something i have never understood, just what do they [ spacer] do :?: I gave up don't run one at all :!: :!:


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Old 07-21-2009, 01:37 AM
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I run a spacer but only for it's insulating properties, its a moroso 1/2 laminated wood spacer, keeps my carb cool as a kitten.

Back to your question, every motor is different some respond to spacers some don't.

Generally speaking the taller the spacers like a 2 inch open one add plenum volume which should net you more top end HP, the 4 hole spacers add torque, how much is debatable.

Some companys claim some pretty substaintial gains but every combo is different - what worked on their test mule may not perform well on your set-up, kinda a crap shoot if you ask me

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