[Diy_efi] Using Ford TB
frederic at midimonkey.dyndns.org
Fri Apr 16 03:12:24 GMT 2004
> Hmm, then it looks like it's good to go. Any idea what kind of numbers the
> 5.0 throttle body flows? If it's not too much less than the 4.3 TBI then
> I'll stick with it.
I can't tell ya about airflow, but I can tell you the TPS is compatible
"enough" that it will work okay.
> And about the external IAC...was it the Turbo Regal that used it? That
> sticks in my mind.
Maybe, though whats ringing a bell in my head are GM 2.8L engines. I
didn't mention it before because I'm not 100% sure, and didn't want to
BTW, most GM IAC's are just a plunger in the throttle body housing. You
probably could make a basic aluminum housing using a drill press with a
milling bit. I've seen places on the web that for $80 actually make the
block of aluminum to use a different GM IAC (the more common type) on a
ford intake. I'm to cheap so I'm going to make an aluminum or steel
plate. What I have almost lines up as it is.
To quote a good friend...
"cheap overcomes many faults"
and my favorite...
"Perfection is the enemy of good enough".
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