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« on: January 21, 2008, 10:55:38 AM »
I've got a dumb question.  Wouldn't the butterflies on on a carb scoop like in this photo tend to work as a choke?


Or is there enough air flow around everything else that it's just good for looks?
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2008, 11:52:08 AM »
only way that scoop would look good is if it were on the bottom of the lake :D

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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2008, 11:53:48 AM »
only way that scoop would look good is if it were on the bottom of the lake :D

I'm glad someone else said it...
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« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2008, 11:54:31 AM »
only way that scoop would look good is if it were on the bottom of the lake :D

I didn't ask if it looks good, that's up to the person to decide.  >:(
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2008, 11:55:49 AM »
I'm glad someone else said it...

Not everyone wants a 40 gallon shop vac sitting on top of their motor.   >:D
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008, 11:56:01 AM »
I agree that the scoop should never see the light of day, but in response to the question, no I don't think it would be good as a choke method, too much air behind the butterflies, and I'd be willing to bet that it doesn't seal 100% to the carb base, but I don't know much so take that at face value.

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« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2008, 11:58:06 AM »
It will leak plenty at idle to run , but it also comes with a linkage to open the butterflies with throttle opening.

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« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2008, 11:59:31 AM »
I agree that the scoop should never see the light of day, but in response to the question, no I don't think it would be good as a choke method, too much air behind the butterflies, and I'd be willing to bet that it doesn't seal 100% to the carb base, but I don't know much so take that at face value.

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Thanks Skip, at least you admit you don't know.  LMAO!!!  That's more than the others could come up with or admit to.  I guess everyone thinks those big honking hood scoops that make the intake of a 747 look small are the only way to go.  Then you have to bolt them down to keep them from blowing your motor out of the hull.  :D :D :D
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« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2008, 12:00:42 PM »
It will leak plenty at idle to run , but it also comes with a linkage to open the butterflies with throttle opening.

Josh,

So in other words it's just a BLING thing?

Thanks,
Greg

p.s. are getting wet down there?
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« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2008, 12:03:25 PM »
its desined to lookm like a FI hat, so yes no real functionallity.

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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2008, 12:05:12 PM »
its desined to lookm like a FI hat, so yes no real functionallity.

I knew that if one of the JBP people spoke up the right information would be given out.  Thanks,  Greg
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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2008, 12:41:48 PM »
sorry just had to say it  ;D

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« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2008, 01:04:35 PM »
sorry just had to say it  ;D

No problem.  I just wanted to make sure that it would breath without restriction.  It looks so old school and I'm old school, hell I'm just old but like the looks of it.
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« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2008, 01:16:30 PM »
right on to each is own  ;)  look on herbert cams i think they sell one that looks a little more real

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« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2008, 01:19:46 PM »
i saw somewhere that makes a cover that makes it look like you are running injection...so you got staggered velocity stacks.....big baller pep boys style.
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« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2008, 01:21:21 PM »
http://www.alsblowers.com/sc510.html hands down, and they're only like a $1000 too ;D

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« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2008, 01:21:36 PM »
here ya go..... for about $1,000

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« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2008, 01:25:32 PM »
here ya go..... for about $1,000


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« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2008, 01:27:05 PM »
No problem.  I just wanted to make sure that it would breath without restriction.  It looks so old school and I'm old school, hell I'm just old but like the looks of it.

i happen to like the looks as well, i just don't run the "butterflies" in it,  i put them back in for end of the season storage and take them out to go to the lake, only takes a couple minutes.
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« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2008, 01:37:55 PM »
GEEEZ Guys now I feel like a guy in a tux with sneakers on  :( :( I always liked my scoop on my flatty ...Waaaaa  ;D Tom


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« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2008, 01:49:51 PM »
What are they going to think of next a fake blown big block you can put over a out board. Im sorry i don't like the looks of a fake injector hat sitting on top of carbs. If you want the real deal go get the real thing, but to each your own. I mean disrespect
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« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2008, 02:30:06 PM »
What are they going to think of next a fake blown big block you can put over a out board. Im sorry i don't like the looks of a fake injector hat sitting on top of carbs. If you want the real deal go get the real thing, but to each your own. I mean disrespect

Naw...  Just FAKE boaters.   >:D  And I meant disrespect too!
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« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2008, 02:38:06 PM »
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« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2008, 02:43:56 PM »
so what kind of scoops are the cool kids running ??? ;D
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« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2008, 02:44:05 PM »
I like it. Just looks more racey to me. My favorite is the slash cut dual scoop, but these have enough air to flow around on idle. Sometimes the linkage can be tricky though.


 


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