Hi All this is my first post and first Rod so here goes....
I took a Ford Pop hotrod in p/x on a 400bhp skyline Gtr i just sold..
The 'Pop' is the green one on fleabay at the moment..
The engine is a Rover 3.5 V8 that was all new around 12 months ago....its got around 900 miles on it now.
A.R.P bottom end (mains, caps ,shells, rods)
Big valve wildcats heads fully reworked, ported & flowed
Viper hurricane cams
cloyes timing chain
Edelbrock performance inlet manifold
Holley 390cfm performance carb
Holley 600 lph fuel pump & Holley fuel filter
Edelbrock air intake
M.S.D electronic ignition Ecu
M.S.D blaster multispark coil
Mallory electronic distributor
Moroso competition sump
lightweight alloy engine pulleys
Accel ignition leads
NOS Cheater Nitrous oxide system.
3 speed Borg warner auto box with remote oil cooler mated to a competiton propshaft
Jaguar E-type rear axle shell fitted with strengthened halfshafts & diff
I,m disapointed with the performance ....i know it was never going to be like the skyline but am i asking too much?
The engine is running very rich, sooty plugs etc, i,ve had the Holley carb floats adjusted and the mixture screws adjusted but still running rich....is this the norm on this engine?
I know the Holley can be a nightmare to set up!
I would have expected more from this setup with the car being so light....
Any ideas people?