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Oldtimingman; I've never even looked at the MSD I will read up on it.

rochead; The Howell has more parts, more parts to fail. The newer EFI units are so simple, 4 wires ground, positive, tach, O2 sensor. I'm big on minimal and simplistic on my rigs, plus the Holly looks cool.
 

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Tim new project looking great! If your are looking at Holly or anything injection you are really close to Dave who is an authorized Holley distributor. He always has cool stuff he's working on and always has good feedback on any application. He did mention that the sniper system had a lean condition on rear cylinders Holley was trying to figure out when it first came out.

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49Willys mogon Hey thanks! Ya I've used Dave on my two other projects. A true perfectionist. He has built my wiring harnesses using multiple wetpac connectors, it makes it really easy to remove components. He has a Rochester 2 jet EFI in his shop I thought was pretty cool.
 

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Not much to add except don't narrow the axles, just run 4-5" bs wheels and that my father in law just got the msd system for his 360 in his CJ7, I'll let you what he says.
 

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A friend of mine got one of the Sniper's and had quite a bit of trouble with it and got zero help from Holley as far as tech support. Last summer we put an MSD Atomic fuel injection on a sbc in a Land cruiser. It works incredibly well and when we did have questions on the install, the tech support was awesome. It's a very complete set up and easy to install. Oh and it looks really cool as well!!
 

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Tim,

Small world. You are in good hands. Going to be up that way to check in with those guys soon. Heard about a Pantera with a nascar 427 aluminum block Dave is working on. His fabricator Joe is the guy that did the stretching of my jeelopy.
 

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xbombtec, I love knowing I have plenty fuel when others are down to a 1/4 tank. I have three rigs and three different fuel tanks. 18 gal. under the seats, 24 gal. under the rear, and a 18 gal. fuel cell in the bed. I think the 24 gal. aluminum is my best design, low and out of the way. Let me know if you want pics of them.
Edit: Just saw pics in above thread. Thanks.

Under the rear and the in bed cell. I’m trying to decide which route to go. Under bed/between frame rails could be “cleaner”, but in rear bed could be larger and less complicated to make happen. At least that’s how I’m thinking about it now. Your advice is appreciated.
 

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Edit: Just saw pics in above thread. Thanks.

Under the rear and the in bed cell. I’m trying to decide which route to go. Under bed/between frame rails could be “cleaner”, but in rear bed could be larger and less complicated to make happen. At least that’s how I’m thinking about it now. Your advice is appreciated.
I'm planning on the 15 gal. tank from a 1972-1975 CJ5 between the frame rails out back. I've already cut out the K-member.
 

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My personal E.F.I. observation:
I read for about one hour today on Fitec, Holly, MSD EFI;s. What I noticed is, whichever one you have, the others seem to suck, followed by a short story of a friend has a _____, _____, ______, and it sucked. So at 4am I decided to just run the 1407 Edelbrock Carb I have for now. I will upgrade later. But I'm going to weld the 02 sensor bung in now before I put the tub back on...for the 6th time!
That's a new POS Edelbrock 1407, 750 cfm, it came with the Jeep, I would not have bought it. Why didn't he buy an offroad specific carb?


Notice the Bondo dust, every thing in my garage is covered in dust. :shaking: I'm headed into town now to buy some white epoxy primer. Then clean up and regroup.


Oh and thanks guys for all the info. This project has to many open ends, I think once I get the tub painted I can start to relax a little.
 

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Not much to add except don't narrow the axles, just run 4-5" bs wheels and that my father in law just got the msd system for his 360 in his CJ7, I'll let you what he says.

Tim, not sure if this helps?
FYI: I'm running full width tons with uncut H1s and I'm 79.5 wide
 

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Tim, not sure if this helps?
FYI: I'm running full width tons with uncut H1s and I'm 79.5 wide

Yep! I think that's the ticket. I just looked at yours and that pretty much what I have in mind. Where can I find them? .........Thanks
 

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https://reno.craigslist.org/wto/d/military-hummer-tiresr165/6469074475.html

I think there are a couple guys in your neck of the woods that have some?

Then get some of the PVC liners.

Only downside is there aren't that many tire choices. TSLs, IROKS, Pitbulls + ??


ALSO- with uncut H1s your hubs are going to stick out a bit much , I have a dually front so my hubs are recessed, so you likely need something else?
 

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My personal E.F.I. observation:
I read for about one hour today on Fitec, Holly, MSD EFI;s. What I noticed is, whichever one you have, the others seem to suck, followed by a short story of a friend has a _____, _____, ______, and it sucked. So at 4am I decided to just run the 1407 Edelbrock Carb I have for now. I will upgrade later. But I'm going to weld the 02 sensor bung in now before I put the tub back on...for the 6th time!
That's a new POS Edelbrock 1407, 750 cfm, it came with the Jeep, I would not have bought it. Why didn't he buy an offroad specific carb?

Because the offroad specific Edlebrock sucks. Add spring loaded needles and seats, and block off the rear bowl passage, and the Edlebrock will suck less.

You can google the passage thing for a better description and instructions
 

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Because the offroad specific Edlebrock sucks. Add spring loaded needles and seats, and block off the rear bowl passage, and the Edlebrock will suck less.

You can google the passage thing for a better description and instructions
Thanks that's good info. Since I already have the carb I will tinker with it.
 

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Find a 2bbl holley pattern SBC intake and let me build a big Autolite/Motorcraft 2100 for you.
 

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Tim, you got plenty of time to "find Poor mans fuel injection" = Quadrajet!

Should be able to dig a early 70s model up for cheap or free from some buddies around ya, put a couple throttle shaft bushings in and some new gaskets and not waste any money on that Edlebrock and sell it.

Stainless Dave runs one and I still run the same one 25 years later. Overhauler keeps the whole setup in the truck, pump, push rod, carb in case the FiTech shits
 

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Thanks Mieser for the offer, I'm going to be buying an EFI and sell the carb eventually so I don't want to put any money into it. For some reason I like the Holly Sniper, there is an EFI specialist in town I'll take his advice whatever the brand.

Oldtimingman I'm told there is a guy nearby that sells H1 wheels/tire combo. I haven't got his number yet. My hubs stick out 5 1/4" with drive flanges, how far do you think they will stick out past the H1 wheel? I had to replace the rock rings on my beadlocks on my little one because of hitting rocks, I don't need to be wackin' the hubs on the 60.
 
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