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C2W
Member
posted June 26, 2002 11:21 PM
Whats up guys?? This seems like the best place to ask this question. I was running in a Hogg (Bomber Class) with my 77 Caprice. It has a 350 4-Bolt Main with a Quadrijet Carb. The track I was running at closed down, so now I have had to move up to a Novice class. Two carbs are allowed in this class, the Quadrijet and the Holley 4412. I was wondering which one of these carbs would be best for the higher class. I love the Quadrijet, but I do not like the infamous quad bog. Which do you guys think works better. Thanks.


KPLugnut
Member
posted June 27, 2002 08:41 AM
A quad will out-flow and out-perform a 4412 all day long if you have it worked on to eliminate that "quad bog". A simple fix....
"outlaw style" 4412's can be made very crisp too, and will make for good off the corner torque, so depending on your track, etc., the 4412's might beat the quads with "bogs".
It's all gonna boil down to who set the thing up for you and all the rest engine package as well.

Hope that helps,
KPLugnut


nut3d
Member
posted June 27, 2002 11:13 AM
C2W are you talking about Southern Raceway in Milton,FL if you are i would go with the 4412. ran it on my Modified out there. the 4412 works real good at Southern Raceway. do you have a 4412???? if not I still have my manifold and carb still bolted together. come by my pit stall Saturday night. and we can talk.

Sincerily,

Aaron Downing #3D IMCA Modified

C2W
Member
posted June 27, 2002 11:58 PM
Yeah Nut, I am trying to get this heavy *** car ready for Southern. It ran pretty good out there a couple weeks ago. I do have a 4412 that we used to run on a pony car. It is newly rebuilt, so I might give it a try. I think the only race it has run was the $1000 to win Novice race in Flomaton on our Camaro. Thanks for the advice though guys. I might have my Quad rebuilt soon, and it will be done "Outlaw Style" (I think I know how you are talking).

I may Stop by and talk to ya this weekend Aaron, we always like meeting people at the track (especially when we know no one).

nut3d
Member
posted June 28, 2002 06:52 AM
alright. My pit stall is #43 just look for a Blue #3D IMCA Modified. my pit is near the line up area.


nut3d
Member
posted June 28, 2002 06:55 AM
also if you need any help tryin to set your car up with air preassure ket me know. I'll be willing to hot lap your car for and tell ya wat u may need to run.


C2W
Member
posted June 28, 2002 06:30 PM
We ran the car there a couple weeks ago, and it felt REALLY good. It would hug the bottom very nicely. Only problem is that it just dont have the motor to win. I think I was running 9th when I wrecked. Started 21st. I really do love the track though. We will be there on a more permanent basis now. See ya tommorrow.


nut3d
Member
posted June 28, 2002 07:50 PM
try running in the middle of the track insted of hugging to bottom. you keep your rpm's up that way and have a little faster lap times.


C2W
Member
posted June 29, 2002 01:26 AM
I would much rather prefer to be in the middle groove, but I just dont have the power to run up there. My motor is 100% stock, and my car weighs 3800lbs. Its like being in a certified TANK. My main goal is to finish in the same position that I start. Cant hope for much more in a car made to run a lower class. I experimented in all 3 grooves while I was out there, and it felt right in all of them. It just felt best around the bottom, AND there is little traffic down there


nut3d
Member
posted June 29, 2002 02:15 PM
hey just rember i'm in a 2500 lbs. car with no front fenders. lol I'll see you there tonight.


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