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Old 02-06-2010, 02:20 AM
400Eric 400Eric is offline
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Originally Posted by 400Eric View Post
Maybe what 280 is referring to is the fact that a manifold that was designed to be a dry flow only manifold is now being forced to be a wet flow manifold. An intake charge with fuel in it is heavier and not able to make sharp turns as easily as air alone is. I'm assuming that the fuel and air are entering at the stock throttle body location. If that is the case, you have a horrible, very sharp, very sudden turn from that location into the center two cylinders. Probably not much of an issue in a dry flow scenario but a bad deal for a wet flow scenario. This might explain why those center two cylinders got in trouble. The rest of the cylinders have a little more room and time for the intake charge to make the turn into their runners. I'm not saying this problem can't be overcome, I'm just saying you may need to be aware of it so you can do something about it.
I made most of those same points in the above post.

Yes, LPG won't fall out of suspension but it is still heavier than air alone is and is thus unable to make sharp turns as quickly and easily as air alone can.

I still say that a person could smooth and radius the entries into those center two runners from the plenum area and not touch the rest of the runners so that maybe they could all be evened out somewhat by helping the center runners catch back up to the flow of the other runners. It's not a perfect solution but it's probably the best one short of doing the LPG injection thing.
Regards, Eric
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